I have to be honest and tell you that every time I hear or use the phrase “authentic christian community” I smirk a bit and under my breath say something like, “yeah right”. That’s something I need to repent for and just shows you that I am a jacked up mess. However, I don’t think… Read More authentic christian community
A couple people have asked me to give my definition of postmodernism, based on my post of the very funny religious men movie I posted a few weeks ago. So I would like to shoot my arrow in the great expanse of the dark. Defining postmodernism, honestly is a difficult thing to do, mostly because… Read More postmodernism
I just finished a book called, The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, that raised a number of good questions for me. One of those is found in the following quote which spoke of the co-existence of Muslims and Christians in close proximity’s: “Most Muslim states tolerate Christian worship, even Gulf Nations such as… Read More good questions
Let me clear the record and say again, postmodernism IS NOT the rejection of truth, and the emerging church IS NOT the newest flavor of liberalism. Just the thoughts of one postmodern emerging church leader.
So me and a few friends ended up at this club in West Hollywood last night called The Standard. It was an interesting place, no doubt. Very swank. Everything was white and there were blue lights everywhere. It was like something you’d see on an Alias episode. But when we walked in I saw something… Read More humanity or art?
As Jacob was walking along a clear path leading, seemingly, to no particular place at all, he was suddenly confronted with an impenetrable wall of trees. But these trees were not like other trees. Ones that may contain birds singing, or leaves filling the earth with color or the skies with rhythm. No, these were… Read More entry 4 – freedom
In the book of Ruth, when Ruth’s husband died and she was left with her mother-in-law whose husband also died, Ruth was told by her mother-in-law to leave and go back to her own homeland. Ruth refused. She was committed to Naomi. She loved her and wasn’t about to leave her alone, especially after all… Read More The Irony of Thanksgiving