Differences over ideology, sexuality and race were there 30 years ago, but there seems to have been more opportunities to come together and meet the other. Our modern self-selected society allows us to basically pick our friends instead of trying to build bridges with those who might be different.
Visit a Ragamuffin Church
We “church shop” just like we are buying cars. As I said, this doesn’t work well when it comes to finding a faith community, but this is how most people determine which church they are going to join.
Table Talk: It’s Enough
At the end of the day, we are enough. Gideon teaches us that we are enough because God is enough.
What Do Epiphany and January 6 Have in Common?
Donald Trump wanted power. Not unlike Herod, he was insecure. Trump wants nothing more than to be successful and he was willing to do anything, even if it meant weakening our democratic process.
Black Lives Really Matter
Do Black Lives Matter to Jesus? Some of you might not like the answer.
Episode 65: Possession Obsession
Dennis obsesses on Sears, podcast downloads, and David Frum.
Episode 60: We Have Some Healing To Do
On Thanksgiving, Dennis shares this rewind episode on the search for common ground.
What Christians Don‘t Get About Economics
What do Christians not understand about economics?
Episode 50: The Problem of Inclusion in Mainline Protestantism
One of the biggest gifts Mainline Protestantism has given to many people is the work of inclusion. But are there limits to inclusion?
Geoff Mitchell on the Future of Mainline Protestantism
Is Mainline Protestantism a tradition worth saving? What caused the decline and what could bring about a renaissance?