Transmitting the Faith

I have a confession to make: I am a man. Not only that, I am a white man. In the southern United States. Which means I’m part of a very privileged group. As such I’m probably the absolute last person that should say a single word about the brouhaha over Ms. Phyllis‘ words in Memphis […]

Is the Spirit Moving?

This past Friday and Saturday[ref]Jan. 11-12 2013[/ref], I attended Emergence Christianity:A National Gathering with Phyllis Tickle and Friends in Memphis TN. For those unfamiliar with Ms Phyllis, she is an author, “recovering academic” (her words) and founding religion editor for Publishers Weekly. She has also written several books about emergence Christianity, most notably “The Great Emergence” […]

Transforming The World

Recently, Michael  Usey (pastor at College Park Baptist Church) and I were talking about several issues concerning social justice and he said they wouldn’t be fixed by politics. This morning, I was going through my list of ideas looking for something to write about when I stumbled across something from last summer’s Sunday adult Bible study. Several […]