August 2011

Moltmann Monday is back after a few week hiatus, so why don’t we kick it off with a bang as Moltmann decides to take Aristotle to task. From God for a Secular Society, p. 135ff: Ever since Aristotle, the principle of knowledge has been: ‘like is only known by like.’…

This October, one of Emergent Village’s longest running traditions will once again take place:  The Gathering in Glorieta, New Mexico.  Fifteen-ish years ago, when the church world was all aglow with big tent conferences with glitzy leading names and packed out conference centers (which I enjoy, by the way), a…

I was talking to a friend a few weeks back about my hometown, which is a rugged little West Texas town with lots of oil fields and cattle ranchers. One of the great things about West Texans is their utter lack of pretension. Two generations ago, the wealthiest guy in…

Last night at Journey we talked about spiritual maturity and harmony, where we begin to see God’s presence all around us and begin to realize in a deep way how we are all connected.  In that place, our love for God becomes both more personal and less about us. That…

“Liminal space is the ultimate teachable space.” – Father Richard Rohr Dallas and Fort Worth people, if you haven’t already heard, mark your calendars for a great local event!  Liminal Christianity: The Sacred Place in Between will be on August 13th from 9-4:30, hosted at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort…

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