I've been reading through Emmanuel Katongole's absolutely phenomenal book The Sacrifice of Africa, and it strikes me that much of what he says is needed for the African church is also needed for the American church. Reflecting on the African … [Continue reading] about Church in the wild
I'm on vacation, and I decided to re-install Instagram. I deleted Instagram off my phone awhile back, because my mind felt too cluttered by social media accounts. I think it was during Lent. I also deleted my Twitter and Facebook apps so that I … [Continue reading] about I re-installed Instagram because vacation
I first started blogging in 2005. I was mostly looking for conversation partners who wanted to talk about some of the deep paradigm shifts in theology and ministry I was going through at the time. Back then, I'd post something any time I had any … [Continue reading] about On writing every(ish) day
I was looking up some books by Hans Boersma today and found this little writeup he did on "sacramental ontology," one of his areas of academic interest. As I read it, I found myself realizing that I am very much on the same page. I think … [Continue reading] about Hans Boersma on Sacramental Ontology
Today is Ascension Day, which is unfortunately a bit of an overlooked and misunderstood event in the life of Christ. Perhaps because it strikes us as kind of silly. Icons of the ascension have Jesus’ feet peeking out from behind the clouds, like … [Continue reading] about What’s the Deal with the Ascension of Christ?