Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

What Kodak can teach the Church

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Forced Family Fun

Monday, December 19th, 2011

A prescription for a peace-filled celebration….

Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Missing in Action

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Some thoughts on a subject that isn’t often discussed: Men and the Church.

And some interesting responses….

The Issue Driven Church

Monday, November 7th, 2011



Life in the church has become like life elsewhere in America: “Issues are us.”  But isn’t God bigger than the issue of the moment?

Theology and White Noise

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

A New Symposium on Theological Education

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

And my response to Barbara Wheeler’s criticisms of last spring’s column:


Metaphor, Eulogy, or Malpractice?

If we don’t have a distinctively Christian perspective from which to engage the world graciously and critically, then there is — from my point of view — no reason to “do church” at all.


Doing God Doing Church

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

A new column….


Doing God and Doing Church

If the Emerging Church movement has a contribution to make to Christianity, it is in reconnecting the spiritual and religious dots.

Taking the Name of God in Vain

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

We join the bandwagons left and right, we parrot the wisdom of our politicians, and then we offer up our God as a bonus.

Sing a New Song

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

For those who ask….what does music have to do with the spiritual life: