A Conservative Listens at the Wild Goose

True to its spirit and invitation, the Wild Goose Festival was welcoming and inclusive of all — including it turns out, conservative Christians! I met one such young man, Devin Murphy, the first night at a party at the Patheos RV. He had come to listen. [Read more…]

An Interview with Diana Butler Bass

It’s Week Two of our Symposium on Progressive Christianity at Patheos (in conjunction with our renaming of the Mainline Protestant Portal to Progressive Christian), and the hits just keep coming.  Look out tomorrow for an interview with Progressive Christian Alliance founder Jarrod Cochran, a beautiful piece on progressive identity by scholar/theologian Lisa M. Hess, and [Read More…]

The Friends We Keep: Animals & Christianity

Birds, bees, spiders, snakes, dogs, cats, deer, buffalo, foxes, turtles … every one of these and more has touched my life in awe-inspiring ways. What have you learned about God, faith or life from animals? We’d love to share your story on our new blog, Heavenly Creatures. [Read more…]