Gandhi, Lao Tzu & Jesus' Other Sheep →
we do not need to speculate on where God is or is not, but only confess where we have seen God and invite others to meet God with us. I have often said that God can be experienced even in the most unlikely of places.
Book Symposium: Peter Rollins' Insurrection →
it is not the job [of] the community of faith to offer ways of escaping the suffering that is part of being human (namely the anxiety brought about by the sense of death, meaninglessness, and guilt), but rather to form spaces in which it can be acknowledged and worked through.
We must conceive of the sermon as an “environment” for wondering, rumination, and imagination: Those who find their way into the post-Christendom church—believers and unbelievers alike—need a hospitable environment in which to ask questions. Those questions, which often spring from deep, existential concerns, must be taken seriously is God’s saving word is to be heard in a...
Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story
Living in Culture: Poetic Theology and... →
How do we redeem a culture? …from the inside out. From the individual to the family to the community, and then outward in ever widening ripples. —Charles Colson in To Change the World by James Hunter