It is Time for the American Christian Church to Surrender the Gay Marriage Fight, Apologize, and Share Love

This is a guest post by a good friend.  Guest articles, although interesting, are the responsibility of the author, not Kurt.  Here’s his info… Guest writer Trent Maida is former film critic and full-on blogger who now does other stuff that you may come across. ====================================================================== I need to clarify right out of the gate that [Read More...]

Seminary is Great… Seminary Loans Suck… Young Pastors are Slaves

Editor’s Note: This article is part of an online symposium, “Does Seminary Have a Future?” hosted at Patheos this month. Read other perspectives here. Seminary changed my life.  Hands down, one of the formative experiences of my 28 years.  I’m on the long term plan, finally reaching toward graduation this May after 5 years in [Read More...]

One Anglican’s Ode to Anabaptists… Sort of (Carson T Clark)

Carson T. Clark is one of my favorite blogger friends.  He’s smart, witty, and has a passion for the kingdom of God.  We don’t agree all the time, but that’s what makes for good conversation!  I hope you will check out his blog and add it too your readers!  Follow him on Twitter and Facebook [Read More...]

A Vision of Worship: Pete Rollins, Rob Bell, and Encountering the Divine (Mike Krause)

I’ve been a teaching pastor for close to 14 years, which means that for a decade and a half, I have passionately and wholeheartedly devoted myself to this thing we call worship. So, when I caught this glimpse of Rob Bell’s interview with Peter Rollins, about his forthcoming book Insurrection, I was intrigued to say [Read More...]