Does Seminary Have a Future?

What challenges do seminaries face in the coming years? How are they—and the churches and communities that are the focus of their mission—preparing for those challenges? What signs of transformation can we see as we survey the horizon of theological education? What will seminary look like 10 years from now, and what purposes will it serve? Join Patheos this month and next for a special series spotlighting perspectives from more than 25 thought leaders on the future of seminary education in America. [Read more…]

I Love Wall Street

About a month ago, on the anniversary of 9/11, a bevy of progressive bloggers, including me, spoke out about the need to forgive the terrorists who attacked the United States a decade ago. That altruistic sentiment to love one’s enemies was all over the Internet. A quick Google search yields some 42 million hits — [Read More…]

An Open Letter to Progressives: Speak Out for our GLTB Teens

Even as we point the finger at the possible oppressors, I have to wonder: “Where is the loud and unambiguous public voice of the progressive Church on this issue?” [Read more…]