After eleven years I've decided to formally retire this blog. I haven't really used it actively in years so it's time. But even though I've moved on to writing on Medium and Substack, I still want to blog. It's kind of a great way to write and a good first draft for my writing. So,... Continue Reading →
About Those Flying Drummers…
Did you see the TikTok clip of a church in Texas that had flying drummers for their Christmas program? What did you think of it?
Episode 112: Sabbath-Keeping for Congregations with Kara Root
How practicing sabbath can change a congregation and a culture.
Episode 114: The Digital Church with Jim Keat
In the wake of the 2020 COVID pandemic, churches were forced into the digital frontier whether they liked it or not. But now what?
Podcast: Camp Ministry w/ Jared Rendell
Church Camp can mean more to their life of faith than just a "camp high."
Giving Thanks in Advent World
Thanksgiving is a time of looking back and giving thanks to God. Advent is a time of looking forward and living into God's promised future. Below, I did a video on Advent and Thanksgiving in light of the recent shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs. https://youtu.be/pwnUqiZh-ic
Why Does Worship Matter?
Why does worship matter to you?
Are We A Progressive Church?
Is First Christian a progressive congregation? The answer is complex.
Why We Need and “Anxious Faith”
In this video, I talk about the anxious times we live in and how we need to have an "anxious faith."
Sermon: Strange New Worlds
As we enter a new phase that is still murky, let’s do what we are called to do: preach the gospel, make disciples, and pursue God’s justice. God is calling us forward, so let’s go. Let us enter this Strange New World.