Protesters Slaughtered

If you haven’t seen this, and I found it through Graham Old in the UK, here is a close report to what is happening in Burma. [Read more...]

Colossians Remixed 13

I begin our study today of Walsh and Keesmaat, Colossians Remixed, by quoting this: [Read more...]

Ex-Gays 2

Stanton Jones and Mark Yarhouse’s book Ex-Gays? discusses the controversy about a very specific issue and we want today to begin our series today by looking at chp 1: [Read more...]

Redemptive Story

Mariam, a regular reader of and commenter on this blog, posted this as a comment Sept 26 on our “Conversion” post. I wish here to record my thanks to her for telling her story, a truly redemptive one, at this site. [Read more...]

Colossians Remixed 12

Walsh and Keesmaat (Colossians Remixed) suggest we develop, alongside Paul’s and fired both by Paul’s imagination and the narrative of Scripture, an imagination that is an “alternative to the empire’s” (85). [Read more...]

Must Everything Change? 2

We begin today our official look at Brian McLaren’s new book, Everything Must Change. My promise: I will be fair to what Brian says; I will focus on what he focuses on; I will tell you what I like and what I don’t like; I will not try to find random theological pecadillos and then [Read More...]


We had a busy week. After speaking at Willow’s group life conference Thursday morning and then doing a workshop on Missional Jesus Thursday afternoon, we got up at 4:15am Friday and flew to Baltimore where we were picked up by three missional pastors: Brian, Mark and JR Woodward. [Read more...]

Simply Orthodox

Here’s an interview I did with my colleague, Brad Nassif, on Eastern Orthodoxy and the gospel. [Read more...]

Prayer for the Week

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

Chicago’s skyline: [Read more...]