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February 24, 2012
Evangelical 2.0: The Deception of Driscoll’s Acts 29 Network
I've written quite a bit about churches like Mark Driscoll's Mars Hill and the concerns...
February 23, 2012
Sh*t Emergent Christians Say
My friend, Travis Mamone, did a short video about all the stuff emergent Christians are...
November 25, 2011
Preacher or False Prophet?
My first job in a church was as a music minister. I loved the senior...
November 22, 2011
Jesus’ Moment of Atheism
I’ve been working my way through Peter Rollins’ new book, Insurrection, when I came across...
November 08, 2011
What Are Your “Banned Questions” About Christians?
I've really enjoyed working the last couple of years on a new book series called...
November 07, 2011
Protestant Thoughts on the New Catholic Mass
Not being a Catholic, all of the headlines about the upcoming changes to the Church's...
October 28, 2011
Colonial Barriers in Seminary Education
I'm glad to see the conversation taking place in the Patheos forum about whether Seminary...
October 21, 2011
Parting Thoughts from Soularize
I came a little bit late to the game. This was my first Soularize event,...
October 20, 2011
Soularize, Day Two
It's a good thing that Soularize, the missional ministry gathering going on this week in...
October 19, 2011
Day One at Soularize 2011
I'm still operating from the haze of fatigue from a breakneck day in San Diego...
September 29, 2011
Would You Change?
We play a lot of "secular" songs in our worship services ta Milagro. I use...
September 24, 2011
Rob Bell Leaves Mars Hill: Bad Idea?
When Rob Bell, a bestselling author and pastor of one of the most prominent churches...
September 09, 2011
Is Postmodern Christianity Dead?
Some people find great pleasure in being the first to claim the death of the...
September 05, 2011
Distance makes the heart grow harder
I was turning into the parking lot of the pharmacy this morning when I had...
August 22, 2011
Why young adults avoid church (part 2 of 2)
I was asked in a workshop I led recently on young adult spirituality about what...
August 20, 2011
What are your BANNED QUESTIONS about Christians?
I'm working on the proposal for book three in the BANNED QUESTIONS series, BANNED QUESTIONS...
August 19, 2011
Why Young Adults Avoid Church (Part 1 of 2)
My grandparents were farmers in west Texas much of their lives. They told stories of...
August 18, 2011
THE NINES: Vote for your favorite speakers
Got this groovy widget that allows me to share this list on my blog. Pretty...
August 16, 2011
BANNED in Brentwood, MO
The good folks of Brentwood Christian Church (DOC) and National Avenue Christian Church (DOC) in...
August 15, 2011
Can Alcoholics Anonymous Save the Church?
I’ve heard several peopled involved in Twelve Step work say that the Twelve Steps are...
August 06, 2011
An anti-emergent manifesto & my response
In my previous blog post, I laid out Kevin DeYoung's (co-author of Why We’re Not...
August 06, 2011
You might be emergent if…
If there's one thing emergent Christians can't stand, it's being categorized, or worse, stereotyped. It...
June 30, 2011
Interview with Christian Piatt – Crazy Liberals…and Conservatives
Here's an interview I did recently with Zachary Bailes of the website, "Crazy...
June 22, 2011
Evangelism, Missional Church & God’s Sense of Humor
A little more than twenty years ago, I walked out of a church for what...
June 21, 2011
Two Friars, a Fool, a Book and a Beer
Many thanks to Two Friars and a Fool for sharing their own thoughts on BANNED...
April 24, 2011
Book offers answers to “Banned” Biblical Questions
By LORETTA SWORD | firstname.lastname@example.org Local author and musical pastor Christian Piatt's latest book delivers...
March 21, 2011
BANNED QUESTION: Are some sins worse or better than others?
Are some sins worse or better than others? (From the book, BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE...
March 04, 2011
Video: BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE
Dig the video I made about my upcoming book, BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE:
March 02, 2011
Love Wins: A God of grace for all
I was psyched when Jarrod McKenna, one of the contributors to the forthcoming BANNED QUESTIONS...
February 14, 2011
BANNED QUESTION #2: Aren’t women treated badly in the Bible?
I've added a new podcast related to the BANNED QUESTIONS book series. This podcast deals...
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