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December 11, 2017
Jesus’ Radical Kingdom Reformation within Judaism (and some stuff about The Reformation)
ust like Luther, and the later reformers 500 years ago, the message of Jesus upset...
June 06, 2017
I Wanted War – and I Was Wrong (Zach Hoag)
[Kurt Note: Zach is someone that I respect. A lot. In fact, he and I...
October 20, 2015
Giving Up on Nonviolence: For Those Who Want to Believe Peace is Possible
The more I watch the news, scroll through my Twitter and Facebook feeds, and listen...
September 30, 2015
Many American Christians Would Call for the Execution of St. Paul #KellyonMyMind
In no way do I want to create a one-for-one correlation between St. Paul and...
June 29, 2015
Story, Structure and Scripture: Reading the Bible in the 21st Century
KURT NOTE: The following is a guest post by Ryan Furlong. Deep stuff here! -----------------------------------------------------------------------------...
March 17, 2015
Politicized Christology in Christianized Politics: “Constantinianism” of “Right” and “Left”
This is a guest post to get us thinking about political discourse as Christians. Thanks...
February 17, 2015
Lent: Because Sometimes Rich Christians Simply Need to Starve a Little
“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” These are powerful words...
January 27, 2015
Giving up Hell for a Year: How it could revolutionize our relationships
I believe in Hell. Hell is real, in one form or another. Hell on earth is...
December 17, 2014
Ethical Children’s Books for the Christian Activist Family
In this post, I've attempted to create a list of books for families who are followers...
November 18, 2014
10 Podcasts on the Book of Revelation and Empire
Revelation is a book of hope. Revelation is a book of sacrifice. Revelation is a...
August 25, 2014
God’s Story, Our Story & the Ancient Church: The Christian Life is Like Shakespeare
Last night we continued in our series at Pangea Communities called Threads. This is a...
August 18, 2014
Can You Lose Your Salvation? Competing Views from Mark Driscoll & Greg Boyd
In the past several weeks, much controversy has arisen over Mark Driscoll and the church...
August 11, 2014
My upcoming talk for Missio Alliance’s conference on Anabaptism
Hi friends. Not sure if you have heard, but in September a great conference is...
June 30, 2014
Christians and July 4th: Celebrate with Kingdom Lenses – Not Americanized Ones
For the past several years I have publicly discussed why I tend to avoid associating...
June 02, 2014
Hookah & the Gospel of Reconciliation: Loving Muslim Neighbors
Many of you know that a few months ago I had the unique opportunity to...
May 25, 2014
A Pacifist’s Prayer on Memorial Day
God, help us to remember… …that life is a gift. To call it a gift...
May 06, 2014
We Refuse to be Enemies: The Next Dr. King or Gandhi lives in Palestine
Over the past couple of months I've occasionally posted my reflections from an experience I...
March 20, 2014
Cultivate Seattle: a one-day conference on peacemaking & mission (discount!)
Having just returned from a peacemaking trip to Israel/Palestine, under the leadership of the Global...
February 13, 2014
The Global Immersion Project – everyday peacemakers. global conflict. #IsraelPalestine
Kurt's Introduction: Some of you may already know, I'm currently preparing for a trip to...
February 04, 2014
Free eBook: Evolution & Scripture are NOT Mutually Exclusive – Ham & Nye are both wrong
Most folks probably know that Ken Ham and Bill Nye just debated the origins of...
January 28, 2014
A Liturgical-Anabaptist Worship Gathering: our “worship script” from last sunday
Many people often ask me about how Pangea Communities: a movement of peace, justice, &...
January 27, 2014
What a “Missional Community” is and isn’t: understanding the basics
In what follows, I'm sharing with you what I shared with our church plant Core...
December 16, 2013
Defining Sin in a Better Way: Shalom Disrupted
In this post, I want to briefly look at the issue of "sin." It's a...
November 25, 2013
Armed with the Weapon of Peace
*Written by Joey LeTourneau Peace is my weapon. It could be yours too. In a...
June 05, 2013
Markers of a church planting movement #2: Missional
This is the second post in a series exploring the broad vision for our church...
March 19, 2013
Is preaching nonviolence bad for evangelism?
Many in the evangelical realm, especially pastors and lay leaders committed to church growth, believe...
January 16, 2013
My Nonviolent “Tipping Point” – How I Finally Adopted Pacifism
I never liked Anabaptism. In fact, I actively looked for examples of Mennonites that broke...
January 09, 2013
The Ugly Beauty of the Kingdom of God
Much in the world is ugly. Ugliness manifests itself in ways that we hope never...
January 01, 2013
From the Margins: Following Jesus in a post-Christian culture
[This article originally appeared in winter 2012 issue of In Part, the magazine for the...
December 13, 2012
What are we selling this Christmas? – Why Jesus was born in Bethlehem and not Rome
Each year Christmas comes along and so do various controversies. The first of these is...
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