What’s the Story Anyway? A Brief Intro to Narrative Theology

***Repost from August 2010. I might nuance some things a tad differently now, but the main flow stands. Many of you have probably heard language on this blog and in the Christian-world about narrative or storied approaches to the bible. In my previous post, I have equipped you with some tools to dig into and [Read More...]

It’s the End of the World as We Know It: the truth about the end times

The REM song from the late 80’s should be on any 2012 playlist.  In the past year, “It’s the end of the world as we know it” could serve as a theme song.  The Mayan calendar tells us that something cataclysmic will take place before we have the chance to replace our calendars.  Add to [Read More...]

Thin Places and the Missional Church: Practices that shape intentional faith communities

When I attended / taught a seminar at Soularize this past October, I had the opportunity to hang out with several like-minded people that I’d only known on the web. One such person is a great guy named Jon Huckins. He writes prolifically, especially on issues surrounding the violence in the Holy Land (check out [Read More...]

Godspeed: Making Christ’s Mission Your Own

Check out the Patheos Book Club page for Godspeed here! God is on a mission. This God invites humanity into the Trinitarian dance of being sent for the sake of the world and to the glory of God. In Godspeed – Making Christ’s Mission Your Own, Britt Merrick invites evangelicals to reconsider the nature of [Read More...]