Interview an Atheist at Church Day – Solomon’s Porch videos

Kile Jones had a great idea - ask churches to invite an atheist to share at church. We, at Solomon's Porch took him up on this idea and this past Sunday along with churches around the country we interviewed 3 people from the Minnesota Atheists group during our gatherings.One of the recordings didn't turn out, but here are two of the conversations.  … [Read more...]

Interviews with Ogun Holder & Bryan Sirchio

We had the privilege to talk with author Ogun Holder, the author of Rants to Revelations: Unabashedly Honest Reflections on Life, Spirituality, and the Meaning of God this week. We also chatted with Bryan Sirchio about his book The 6 Marks of Progressive Christian Worship Music.Listen here:Watch here: … [Read more...]

Doug Pagitt’s conversation with Matthew Lee Anderson about “The New Radicals”

I talked with Matthew Lee Anderson about his cover story in Christianity Today called "Here come the Radicals" (link is to the article).Matthew suggests that the "supperlative stressing" (my word not his) attitude of writers such as David Platt, Francis Chan, Shane Claiborne, and Kyle Idleman is not radical enough and actually a capitulation to the very situation they are trying to condemn.I thought the article was going to be different from what it was when I started reading (I f … [Read more...]

How Collective Communal Preaching Keeps People From Being Cheated

Over the last few years I have been agitating for churches and communities to move from speech making in preaching to a collective approach.I wrote about this in my book Preaching in the Inventive Age (formerly Preaching Re-Imagined).Here is a story of the power of that from my church, Solomon's Porch this last Sunday as we read the story of the woman putting the two copper coins in the Temple treasury in Mark 12.  … [Read more...]

We Are Back! – Shauna Niequist, Michael Toy, and More!

After a few weeks away and few more miles on Doug's running shoes we are back! This week we checked in with author of Bread & Wine, Shauna Niequist and poet Michael Toy. We also tackled why preaching should be crowd sourced and why the declaration "I'm not homophobic" matters for evangelicals.Listen to the audio here:Watch here: … [Read more...]

Interview with Mike Stavlund & an Easter Poem

It was another busy week on Doug Pagitt radio. We had a chance to chat with Weber grill aficionado, professor, and author Mike Stavlund about his new book A Force of Will: Reshaping Your Faith in a Year of  Grief. Victoria also shared a poem for Easter. We even had a guest call in to give us a post out-patient procedure update.Here's the audio:Here's the video: … [Read more...]

Busy Show – Interviews with Richard Rohr, Fink & Holsclaw, and an Easter Explanation

It's been a busy week on Doug Pagitt radio. We spoke with David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw on their book Prodigal Christianity which calls for missional Christianity. Then, we had a chance to talk with Richard Rohr about his book Immortal Diamond. Tune in to hear Fitch & Holsclaw's explanation of missional Christianity and a Easter explanation for your kids from me.Listen here:Watch here: … [Read more...]

Interview With Margaret Johnston – Faith Beyond Belief

It's been a busy week on the show, two shows in one week!  On Wednesday we had a chance to speak with Margaret Johnston about her book, Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who  Left Their Church Behind. Check out the audio and video feeds below!Listen here:Watch here: … [Read more...]

Church Planters Academy

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The Church Planters Academy August 15-17, 2013 $145 (by March 31)   $195 (April – August) Solomon’s Porch in Minneapolis, MN   Register Now    A dynamic and innovative event to equip and encourage those desiring to start new churches in fresh and entrepreneurial ways. For those who are starting new churches. For those who are exploring starting a new church. For those who’ve already started churches and want to gather with others who are doing the same.For anyone in the process … [Read more...]

Interview an Atheist at Church Day – May 5

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On May 5, 2013 atheists from all over the United States will be interviewed at Church. If you are a Pastor willing to interview or an atheist willing to be interviewed, please join us! Every interview will be videotaped and available to watch on our Facebook page and website. Help us connect atheists with Church-goers!If you are interested in hosting an Atheist for a conversation click here   … [Read more...]


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