The Little Jobs Who Won’t Sing

Reprinted from The Green Room. A few months ago, I attended the Acton Institute (you can read more about my trip here) as part of my work with the Theology of Work Project.  One of the things I did was attend a lunch where some other folks from TOW presented some of the resources on [Read More…]

Letting our Jesus Freak flag fly: more reports from #ActonU

More of our reports from the recent Acton University conference. Read the first four posts here: The refreshing difference We can’t create heaven on earth “Don’t immanentize the eschaton” Is there really enough to go around? By Edwin Woodruff Tait Wednesday night’s plenary was delivered by Gregory Thornbury of The King’s College in New York. [Read More…]

Christianity IS a patent medicine

This post is part of a Patheos-wide symposium on the question “What good is religion?” Read other perspectives here. Few questions are as treacherous as “does religion benefit society?” The true answer is yes, but it’s one of the most dangerous truths you’ll ever come across. And the more socially beneficial a religion is, the [Read More…]

Best Practices for Peace in 2015: Create peace through your conflicts

This post is part of a Patheos Public Square on best practices for peace. You can’t make peace if you don’t know what peace is. That much is clear from the daily headlines. I can’t think of a better “best practice for peace” than to reframe our lives around a more accurate view of what [Read More…]

Are you a dinosaur?

In a recent article on the Christianity Today website, Art Lindsley of the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics inaugurates an occasional series of articles at CT on issues of faith and economics.  He does so with a famous story from C. S. Lewis’ Prince Caspian: In C. S. Lewis’s TheVoyage of the Dawn Treader, King Caspian [Read More…]