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unchristian

Several weeks ago I shared my thoughts about moving beyond a churchianity type of Christianity to practicing faith more focused on joining God in kingdom work. Now a recently released boo titled unchristian points to why this is so important. The … Continue reading

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emerging church forum postscript

Well I don’t know how I represented the emerging/post-emergent/missional world view at the Baker forum two weeks ago. It was fun to hear the thoughts of the other participants all of whom I know; including my friend Steve Argue, who argued articulately for the … Continue reading

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yoga and Christianity don’t mix?

So for about three to four years (intentionally for about the last two years) now I have been practicing yoga. I got into it because I was looking for something to help with my chronic back pain (caused by my … Continue reading

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a new voice in the conversation on diversity

For a new voice in the conversation check out the Inclusion Café a friend of mine, fellow Jesus follower and diversity trainer Steve Robbins has launched this site social/professional networking web site for those pursuing diversity and an end to racism … Continue reading

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race matters V here a noose there a noose every where a loose noose

OK everywhere you look it seems there are nooses being hung. First Jena then a long Island police station, then the door of a Columbia university professor. Note that two of these are in the north where it is suggested … Continue reading

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john mellencamp sings out on Jena

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Emerging Church: evaluating the conversation

Baker Book House in Grand Rapids is sponsoring a forum on the emerging church this Thursday October 18th at 7 p.m.  The forum will have four topics with four presenters including me moderated by Sarah Cunningham, author of Dear Church, … Continue reading

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why race still matters and trumps everything in emerging/missional conversation

If you haven’t heard about the Jena six don’t be surprised. Until today when thousands marched to protest the treatment of six back youth by the justice system in the south there was scant  coverage of the six black students plight … Continue reading

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Faith in Public Life Media Workshop

Today at the Faith In Public Life Training Institute we are talking about the media and how to effective get a clear concise message out in the media. We have been asked to practice how we communicate our message and … Continue reading

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blogging about blogging at faith in public life training institute

Right now we are in a workshop at the faith in life training institute on blogging in the faith sector of the blogosphere. There are a couple folks talking about progressive faith blogs or the lack thereof and the wide … Continue reading

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