Wild Goose 2012: Jesus, Bayard Rustin, & Walter Wink Live!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/northlincs/4715349412/Once again I left the freaking hot, dry, arid, climes of my home in Boulder, CO to head into the freaking, hot humid ones of the deep south to attend the 2nd annual Wild Goose Festival at the Shakori Hills Campgrounds south of Durham, NC. And, once again, I was enlivened, enriched, inspired, and renewed.While it’s an arts and music infused gathering of kindred spirits, it’s more than a “progressive Christian Woodstock” — it’s evidence … [Read more...]

Why Mark Driscoll Needs an Elephant

So there's this fundamentalist, ultra-Calvinist , hyper-macho leader of a mega-church in Seattle named Mark Driscoll. He’s known for reaching out to young males by appealing to their latent misygony and homophobia; i.e.,to build them up by putting others down.Disturbing as that is, that's not why I’m writing today.I write because I care about Mark, the members of his Church - and us. You see, he's so in control that he's out of control. He and his ministry are heading toward a tra … [Read more...]

adventus absurdus

in the bleak midwinter… millions are unemployed, uninsured, and under pressure. widening gap between the haves and the have nots widening and gappening like mick jagger about to eat all of the billions of burgers mcdonald’s serves from the deforested brazillian rainforests turned into grazing land to feed our addictions to cheap bovine carcasses infused with hormones, antibiotics, and monsanto’s irreversibly genetically modified pastures.“corporate person” funded presidenti … [Read more...]

10 Things Christians Should Know & Do about the “Occupy” Protests

After weeks with a notable lack of media coverage about it, American Christians are learning about an amazing phenomenon that is taking place on Wall Street in New York that has birthed a movement that’s spreading across the land. Hundreds of thousands of our fellow citizens are showing up en mass to parks and city squares to protest corporate fraud and exploitation and to express their outrage. But what should Christians make of all of this? We like “lists of 10” so I’d like to offer the followi … [Read more...]


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