Weekly Meanderings

No speaking events until after the New Year when I give lectures at Pepperdine University. But, I’ve got plenty of radio interviews coming up on Mary. Those evening ones tire me and I’m pooped — don’t folks know I have a blog to maintain?! [ ] [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Tony Swift’s reflection (straight from the heart) about leadership. New blog: John LaGrou at Microclesia. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Next Sunday we’ll be at Emmaus Community and then on Monday at the emerging group Up/rooted. For details, see here. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

I’m not speaking this week, but I’ll be at Emmaus Community on December 10th, and then at an Emergent cohort (Up/rooted) on December 11th, in Park Ridge. Details can be found here. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

No speaking events until December. I must say that Don Johnson, over at Jibstay, is becoming one of our favorite bloggers. He’s creative, clever, and — on top of that — wise. My top three pastor sites are Jim Martin, Mark Rogers, and Don Johnson. Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s post on a missional pastor (HT: Bro Maynard). [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

This week is the academic annual meeting — called SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) — and Kris is going with me for the first time. It helps that we are in Washington, DC. I’m giving a paper in response to Larry Hurtado’s big book, Lord Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

This week I fly to John Brown University — and I have a full schedule Monday evening and Tuesday, but I’m looking forward to meeting these fine people. (Birdwatcher question at bottom today.) [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Here is news that most don’t want to hear: a new archaeological dig might suggest that Norman Golb is right. In brief, Golb argued that the Dead Sea Scrolls were the deposit of a diverse library from Jerusalem, placed at Qumran by those in flight who wanted to preserve their treasures, rather than the excusive [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

This week in travels: I will be speaking Thursday and Friday at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. My subjects are the emerging movement and atonement. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

We had trouble with these yesterday, so I’m posting it again today. Kris and I will be flying next weekend to Durham, New Hampshire, to visit our niece. Lovely area to visit. [Read more...]


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