February 2015

I’m a big proponent of having church be a space where we talk together about God, rather than a space where people come to listen to one “expert” talk about God. And when you’re cultivating that space, whether it’s during a Sunday gathering, as it is in my church, or…

Friends, I’m going to share one of my favorite words with you today. And yes, I learned about it from Moltmann. The word is perichoresis. You pronounce it perry-ko-ray-sis. (When Moltmann says it, he sort of drags out and softens the last two syllables, so it sounds like “perry-ko-reeeeyzzzsssis.”) Perichoresis…

Happy Moltmann Monday! I’m going to share with you a small snippet of a sermon Moltmann wrote on the Beatitudes, from his book The Power of the Powerless. I’ve said this before, but that’s a great little book that’s under the radar, and as it’s sermons, it’s very readable for…

I met Erin Lane in 2009 when she was working at the publishing company that published my first book. In that serendipitous way that sometimes happens, our paths have continued to cross over the years. I appreciated her work in Talking Taboo, and I loved reading her heartfelt stories of…

Some days when I’m walking my dogs around the neighborhood, I listen to this great little podcast called Philosophy Bites. They’re short, 20 minute conversations with philosophers about a wide range of topics. I was listening to Jesus as Philosopher with Don Cupitt, who is NOT trying to do theology…

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