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June 10, 2015
Deeper into Your Love and Compassion – A Slow Church Benediction.
Lord God, Giver of all gifts, who loves and abundantly sustains the whole of your...
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...
February 18, 2015
Alexander Schmemann – Lent is a Time of Slowing Down
This passage by the renowned Orthodox theologian Alexander Schmemann resonated with me when I read...
February 04, 2015
Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Slow Church…
Today is the birthday of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, born in Breslau, Prussia in 1906. I recently...
November 28, 2014
Cultivating Gratitude in Our Communities
Note: In Slow Church, Chris and I describe gratitude as the vital bridge that connects abundance and...
October 22, 2014
Slow Church Book Tour – Mid-Atlantic States – Nov. 2014
Well, I (Chris) am excited to be doing a bunch of Slow Church events in...
October 08, 2014
Slow Church Playlist: Need Your Help…
In learning to abide with a song, we learn what it means to abide with...
August 23, 2014
The Christology of Slow Church?
What does Jesus have to do with any of this [in the Slow Church book]?...
August 10, 2014
Hope for Iraq. For other conflict zones. And for the world.
What are we to do in the face of ISIS? I cast my hope with...
August 06, 2014
The Parable of the Old Runner
There's an old runner I know who recently shared a story that I think will...
July 26, 2014
Slow Church, Sin and Repentance.
Slow Church is at its very heart about sin & repentance. McDonaldization in Western culture...
July 21, 2014
Tom Sine Interviews us About Slow Church
While we were on the road promoting the Slow Church book in June, one of...
July 03, 2014
Celebrate Interdependence Day 2014!
Our calling as churches is to bear witness to the interconnectedness of creation, and to...
June 23, 2014
Slow Church Conference Recordings (The Complete Set)
Here are all the conference recordings from April's Slow Church Conference at Englewood Christian Church...
June 04, 2014
Slow Church Stories #2: Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church
Over the next couple of weeks, we will be sharing a number of stories of...
June 02, 2014
Slow Church Stories: Salem Alliance Church
Salem Alliance made a bold decision. They decided not to move the church but instead...
May 24, 2014
Tiny Tastes of Slow Church
This week, John has started tweeting some best quotes and ideas from the Slow Church...
April 30, 2014
A School for Kindness?
What we are calling Slow Church, could be perhaps thought of as seeing our local...
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...
April 17, 2014
Is Jesus the Answer? [A Reflection on the Slow Church Conference]
The church, if it wants to offer up Jesus as the answer, needs to look...
April 14, 2014
Willie Jennings – Slow Church Conference – Lecture #1
Willie Jennings is Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School....
April 09, 2014
Scott Thumma: Further Conversation on Sociology and Slow Church.
You might remember from the recent Religion News Service article, that one of the people...
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 18, 2014
Slow Church featured on the Books & Culture Podcast!
SLOW CHURCH was featured on the Books&Culture podcast! John Wilson praises it, &urges people to...
February 26, 2014
Slow Church: Embodying Justice, Peace and Love [Video]
A short description of Slow Church that focused on our call to embody justice, peace...
January 18, 2014
Phil Kenneson: A Philosophical Argument for Slow Church
This week, I re-read this wonderful passage from Phil Kenneson's superb essay "There's no such...
January 13, 2014
Slow Church Conference – Indianapolis – April 3-5
We're excited to announce that we will be hosting a conference on Slow Church at...
November 14, 2013
Alan Hirsch offers the first blurb for the Slow Church book!
"Chris and John have done a fantastic job of envisioning a wholesomely sustainable, spiritually alluring,...
September 18, 2013
Slow Church and Comprehensive Community Development ( CCDA talk )
I had the opportunity to do a workshop on Slow Church and Comprehensive Community Development...
August 22, 2013
Slow and Local are Where We Must Begin.
A Response to Jamie Smith... I can’t help feeling like the brilliant young philosophy professor...
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