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November 17, 2016
A Politics of Hope in the Trump Age
Over the last week, I've been reflecting on how we can find hope in these...
March 28, 2015
Indiana’s New RFRA Bill Hits Home on Indy’s Near Eastside
An article broke in the Indianapolis Star this afternoon, announcing that in response to Indiana's...
November 24, 2014
Ferguson and Our Broken Justice System
We have been given a prime opportunity to show that in Christ all people matter,...
October 02, 2014
Options for the Coming Age: Benedict, Jeremiah, Both, or Neither?
"Living in the midst of the world as an alternative community requires the ability to...
September 09, 2014
First Thoughts on U2’s Songs of Innocence
My friend Greg Blosser, the consummate U2 fan, shares his initial thoughts about the new...
August 27, 2014
On Making Tents [Economics of Church and Seminary #1]
I am convinced that together we can not only make tents, but that we can...
August 12, 2014
I stand with Mike Brown.
There are short term things that must be done -- legally, politically -- to quell...
April 21, 2014
There’s Always an Ark! [Thoughts on the NOAH film]
NOAH is a story in the tradition of the biblical prophets, with striking relevance for...
March 31, 2014
Not Just for the Young and Hip…
You don’t have to be an educated, young hipster to find such authenticity appealing. You...
March 27, 2014
“A Great Day For the Children of Indiana”
We were honored to host a momentous occasion here at Englewood Christian Church today. Because...
March 01, 2014
JPUSA: A Tragic History of Sexual Abuse
No Place to Call Home is a heart-wrenching movie, offering story after story from victims...
February 19, 2014
Steven Furtick and the ‘Disneyfication’ of Baptism
I imagine that most of our churches -- thankfully -- look or act very little...
October 14, 2013
Cultivating Economic Peace in an Age of Instability
We tried to imagine an economy informed by the narratives of scripture, one bearing witness...
October 12, 2013
Pope Francis in Conversation with Slow Food’s Carlo Petrini
This week, Slow Food International founder, Carlo Petrini reported that he recently received a phone...
October 10, 2013
Barbarians At The Gate?
We are, in essence, the barbarians at the gates of our North American culture, but...
February 13, 2013
Lent 2013 – Two Slow Church-related Articles
Fasting toward the Common Good Chris recently wrote an article for The Good Men Project,...
February 13, 2013
Lent: 40 Days of the Sermon on the Mount
John had the great idea recently to read the Sermon on the Mount every day...
February 01, 2013
Favor: Growing Deeper in Our Church Communities
My ebook Growing Deeper in Our Church Communities: 50 Ideas for Connection in a Disconnected...
January 21, 2013
Cornel West on Obama and the Domestication of MLK’s legacy.
Please, PLEASE take five minutes on this Inauguration Day and watch the following video... Cornel...
January 18, 2013
IHOP and the fueling of Anti-Gay Legislation in Uganda
I was intrigued when I saw the announcement today that the documentary God Loves Uganda...
November 10, 2012
New Book: Letters to Me
A new book to which I have contributed was released yesterday... Letters to Me: Conversations...
November 06, 2012
A Hymn for Election Day.
It's probably a sin of the deepest sacrilege to connect a song of this...
October 30, 2012
What if Columbus and Cortez had their own Reality TV Show?
We were staying with relatives this weekend and while flipping through the channels on Friday...
August 02, 2012
Recovering a Politics of Lament in Our Faith Communities
An article that I wrote for the Huffington Post went live today... This article is...
July 23, 2012
What Does it Mean to Lament?
This post is a follow-up to Saturday's post on Lament and the Aurora Theater shooting....
July 21, 2012
Lament and the Aurora theater shooting.
I heard about the theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado as I was on my way...
June 15, 2012
Conversation, Identity and Christian Unity.
I have been keenly following Timothy Dalrymple's posts this week about partisan scorn and his...
January 26, 2012
New Ebook – The Virtue of Dialogue
Chris has has a new little ebook that is now available from Patheos Press: The...
October 17, 2011
CCDA Recap. (Or, May our means fit our ends).
I spent the bulk of last week at the Christian Community Development Association’s annual conference,...
September 28, 2011
Official first post will appear tomorrow!
The official first post on this new blog will appear tomorrow, Thursday September 29! This...
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