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March 14, 2017
Tony Campolo: Returning Agency to the Body of Christ through Spiritual Practice
Saturday afternoon, at a church near our home, beloved pastor Tony Campolo*, shared that his...
January 20, 2017
Today is a rough day. Today we know that the world is not right. Today...
August 16, 2016
Texting vs. Flirting with a Monk
It's late and I would enjoy drifting off into dreamland but something in me feels...
June 05, 2016
Die, Die, Die
Do you ever wake up so sad because the world is overrun with violence, grief...
April 05, 2016
Jesus Commanded I Tell You about Gluttony
Like a preacher in yoga pants I have come, a new Paul, to tell of...
March 27, 2016
Hey it’s Jesus in an Easter Dress Sitting in the Lotus, but You don’t Recognize Him
I cried on Easter Sunday...actually, Jesus my bridegroom wept because again He went unrecognized. It's...
November 13, 2015
When I was growing up, I was taught a lot about respect. I was taught...
October 06, 2015
Slave to Love
When did this happen? She felt like an overcooked porkchop... Where was her essence, flavor...
September 08, 2015
Call and Affirmation
“No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the...
June 08, 2015
Stepping Away from Leadership Voluntarily
I have had, over the years, some interesting and deeply thoughtful conversations with leaders, primarily...
January 20, 2015
Je Suis Charlie? what would Jesus do? exploring some slogans a little further
in our social media age slogans with punch spread fast. following the events in Paris earlier...
November 12, 2014
“Kill the Commentators” and if you have time the propositionalists too
Soren Kierkegaard series PART THREE The Soren Kierkegaard (SK) series has sought to present...
November 04, 2014
Not That Kind of…Person?
My friend Dylan first introduced me to the show "Girls" during a brief stint I...
October 12, 2014
EMBRACING THE ABSURD: the problem of ABSOLUTES and the promise of SUBJECTIVITY
Soren Kierkegaard Series (Part Two) Disclaimer: This article will be significantly concise as the...
September 21, 2014
TEDx: Are God & Reality Converging?
I was recently engaged in a spirited conversation about "Convergence Christianity" with my friend and...
June 07, 2014
Do You Have a Gaudy God?
Raining brimstone, epic deluges, trumpets from heaven...is your God showing off? We have all heard...
May 19, 2014
Atheists and Christians Working Together: Me and Ryan Bell’s Online Course
For many here on Emergent Village and Patheos Progressive Christian, working with Christians is second-nature....
May 10, 2014
The Worst of Your Tradition: Own It!
I remember having a back-and-forth with a Christian about the violence historically committed by Christians:...
January 15, 2014
POSTSCRIPT: The Bible is NOT the Word of God (Part 2)
A brief note on the form of things: Last April I wrote a post titled...
April 09, 2013
The Bible is NOT the WORD OF GOD: a polemic against Christendom
The bible is not the WORD OF GOD. And if we believe it as such,...
April 02, 2013
What’s Wrong With the “New Reformed” Movement? Part 2
Soon after I left the New Reformed movement, I took an American Literature class. I...
March 04, 2013
Is “Prodigal Christianity” Sustainable?
A couple of weeks ago, Tony Jones posted an introductory video to a new book...
February 19, 2013
#SKEPTIMERGENT: truth or love?
I have a theory: those so-called "liberal" or "progressive" people who are trying to understand...
February 04, 2013
Welcome to the beginning of a collaboration between various people called “SKEPTIMERGENT.” This dialogue began...
December 18, 2012
Why all canonized authority is a bad thing
I interviewed Chris Haw on his book From Willow Creek To Sacred Heart where Chris...
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