May 2010

Pentecost is probably my favorite day of the year.  My Journey peeps joke that I say that when every single Christian holiday comes around, but seriously, Pentecost is my favorite.  I will not waste an hour of your time rambling as to why.  As it’s Monday, I thought I’d pass…

On Sunday I was in Kansas City spending the day with the great people at Jacobs Well.  They had invited me to preach that day, unaware that the date  fell on Ascension, which has been something of an obsession of mine this past year.  Consequently, they got more than their…

It’s Monday and you know what that means- Moltmann Mondays! In the first chapter of Moltmann’s latest book, he outlines 3 paradigms of leadership the church can follow.  The first is the hierarchical paradigm, in which there is one God, one Pope/Bishop, one Church.  He writes, “In the political world,…

If you haven’t heard, my favorite theologian (understatement of the year) has recently had a book published in English entitled Sun of Righteousness, Arise!  God’s Future for Humanity and the Earth.  This is one of his more pastoral works, which means it’s written not for theologians but for all of…

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