Archives for July 2011

Wild Goose Festival

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Recently I had the opportunity to speak at a new, more progressive, Christian festival called Wild Goose. Here is a summary of our time there (including interviews from Brian McLaren, Doug Pagitt, Jay Bakker, Phyllis Tickle and myself), and it will air on the Odyssey Network today. Check your local [Read More…]

My Understanding of Radical Love

I am a Christian, so I know love. I know love because I am loved. Unconditionally. I know what love is supposed to look and feel like. I know how I am supposed to love because Jesus invented the come-as-you-are-culture. Therefore if I am a believer in Jesus I must follow in his ways. The [Read More…]

I Respond to a Question from Youth Workers about Coming Out (Video)

In this video I respond to a video series called Youth Questions, where youth can write in and ask questions to a youth pastor about anything. This question is, “How do I come out to my parents?” Especially for those LGBT people who read this blog, what advice would you give? I’ll be sure to [Read More…]

Part 6 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

If you would like to check out some other videos for this campaign, you can follow the link here. Much love.   [Read more…]

Part 5 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 4 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 3 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 2 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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I’m Sorry Campaign Videos – Part 1

On June 26th this year, we gathered at the Chicago Pride Parade to apologize for the ways that we as Christians have harmed the LGBT community. While apologizing for what we have done or have failed to do is an important step in the journey towards reconciliation, we are trying to continue to push forward [Read More…]

Tonight’s Living in the Tension w/Jay Bakker at Roscoes Bar in Boystown!

Tonight, starting at 7pm at Roscoe’s (3356 N. Halsted St.) in Boystown, is our next large group Living in the Tension gathering featuring Jay Bakker. Jay Bakker, author and co-pastor of Revolution NYC, a church that meets at a bar in Brooklyn will be sharing about his personal journey with his parents and faith and about his recent book Fall to [Read More…]

The Future of College Ministry

Here is an article I wrote for Youthworker Journal about the future of college ministry. It’s all about the need to shift relational paradigms from the 21st Century back to the 1st Century in order to continue making an impact in the ever-changing world of college campuses. What do you think about the philosophy change [Read More…]