Can we Stop for a Minute? A Call for an Ecclesiastical Intervention


It never changes. At every event, at every workshop, in so many of our sanctuaries and board rooms the conversation is all the same. Seemingly daily new books are published which contain some version of a response to the same conversation. “The Church is Dying! What do we do? What’s next? How will we make [Read More...]

6 Ways to Reach Millennials: The Future of Progressive Christianity


by Glenn Zuber The recent May 12th Pew poll (“America’s Changing Religious Landscape”) added a new wrinkle to the familiar debate over why established, traditional U.S. churches aren’t attracting younger generations like they used to in the 1950s. It turns out that Millennials more than Baby Boomers and Gen Xers don’t trust institutions of any kind and so they [Read More...]

The Future of Progressive Christianity: What If…?


What if the people leaving the Church are the collective voice of God to us, the Church, today? This question offered by Mark Sandlin in his post for our new series on The Future of Progressive Christianity sets the tone for a frank, deeply thoughtful, and ultimately inspiring symposium at Patheos this week. Mark’s lead question, firmly grounded in [Read More...]