I am trying to find a “groove” in a discipline of writing. This time it isn’t about blogging, but about actual writing. A book. One I’ve needed to write for quite some time and have just been too lazy and timid to organize. It is still a big mess, but I am working on it.
Sources I referred to in the podcast: The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Jesus and John Wayne Podcast Series The Holy Post Podcast BOOKS: Surprised by Hope Jesus and John Wayne The Way Up is Down Might From the Margins
The title grabbed me. “Is Jemar Tisby’s best selling book about racism a fluke?” Jemar Tisby’s first book is called The Color of Compromise and it is hard hitting. He gives an unvarnished look at the American church and its complicity all through history when it has come to slavery and racism. When George Floyd’sContinue reading “The fluke”
This week was a whirlwind of activity with the SBC annual meeting in Nashville and a narrow “win” for the leadership of SBC going to the least offensive candidate. (He is actually a good man and I am familiar with his work in racial justice in the Mobile area.) It was a tense week watchingContinue reading “A step back from the brink?”
The Church is a very human institution and this week is a very human week in the American conservative (white) church. I am thankful for voices like Tish Harrison Warren and her encouraging words of hope. It may look tough or bleak:
I have had a lot of fun interviewing different people about their love for Scriptures and how that impacts their lives and ministries. This conversation was no exception.
…evangelicalism has become a noisy cymbal with a pestering “look at me” call for attention. What it wants others to see is not what they see, and what it doesn’t see the rest observe. It’s ugly. More HERE. Now all Christians are in the dock, all churches are called before the judge, and they areContinue reading “What exile for the culturalized church looks like”
It’s not like some other publisher won’t pick it up, especially in today’s culture war environment, but key Zondervan authors called out their publisher for a very bad marketing idea… and got them to back away.
Some thoughts on our need for spiritual discipleship and mentoring in days when all we want to do is build our own echo chambers. LISTEN HERE.
The Rhythm of Prayer: Listen HERE Or you can watch HERE: