Talking with Leonard Sweet

Unfortunately, I won’t be able to make it to the Emergent Theological Philosophical Conversation due to an urgent family matter.  However, this past weekend I did manage to sit on a lively panel with writer/theologian Leonard Sweet Hosted by New Community Church in Raleigh, NC.  My good friend Tripp Fuller invited me up to have a little chat…

Jesus Walks

We praise you Lord God!  We thank you for the sending of your Son into this beautiful mess called creation.  He was tortured and killed by the might of a godless Empire.  You vindicated him by raising him from the dead.  Now you call us to sit in heavenly places to practice the politics of…

Holy Week Reflections

Holy Week has begun leading up to Easter.  I was talking with a co-worker about Easter this morning.  We were talking about our past Easter experiences and the various things we have done for Easter including our plans for this Sunday.  Strange thought.  What is the first thing that comes to my mind when Easter is discussed?…

Someone asked…

What is a Christian? why are you people here? what do you do? I said: Let me explain some of this.  I can’t speak for all of them cause some of them act like the very folks that crucified the person they worship every Sunday.  What is this all about you ask?  How can I…