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."
Hard Times for the Mainline
Wither the Mainline church? It's a question those of us who are part of a mainline/progressive denomination have been wondering for years. Or, it is a question we continually hear about. Our numbers continue to shrink, as does our monetary reserves. Everyone has their reasons as to why mainline churches seem to be in sort... Continue Reading →
For Heaven’s Sake
I have to write a piece for the Christian Century on a lectionary passage. I decided on writing something on Revelation 7:-9-17. It's kind of a fitting text, because it deals with the afterlife (or could be interpreted that way). Right now I'm a little frustrated on the subject of heaven. My views of heaven... Continue Reading →