October 2011

Happy Halloween, all! Today’s Moltmann quote comes from The Church in the Power of the Spirit in a section about the form of the church as fellowship on page 317:   The church will not overcome its present crisis through reform of the administration of the sacraments, or from the reform…

  If you haven’t heard, there’s a great event coming up this spring. I’ll be there, and I’m excited to be able to learn and share ideas as a pastor and mom who cares deeply about the way we are raising our children in faith. Here’s some info, from their website:…

Good news awaits us this morning from the pastor of Mars Hill Sacramento. Over the weekend they spoke with pastors of Mars Hill Seattle and are in the process of working things out. You can read all the details on Pastor Scott Hagan’s blog.  The short recap is this:  MH…

This morning Twitter was all a-flutter with news that Mars Hill Seattle has sent out Cease and Desist letters to other churches with the same name. For years, I have watched church copyrighting become a trend.  Most closely, this has happened at the megachurch that resides just on the other…

I have been known to describe emerging church things as “Gestalt-y” which, I know, is a word I’ve entirely fabricated.  And though I am partial to that word and idea even still, I do think Moltmann does a much better job of describing what I am trying to communicate when…

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