30 years? I guess this makes me old and irrelevant. I’m not even cool enough to be Emergent anymore!
If you haven’t read this article from the Washington Post, it about sums up the mission field outside your front door. Basically, the Post did an experiment on American distractedness and inability to see the beauty right before our eyes. They placed Joshua Bell, famous violinist, in L’Enfant Plaza (Washington D.C.) and chronicled him playing […]
As many neophytes know, I grew up in the Pentecostal tradition. People often ask how I got so ‘far away’ from my Pentecostal roots, since now I am in the Anglican Tradition. There are times when I look back at the days of my childhood with a bit of nostalgia for the passionate preaching and […]
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While I am ambivalent about Rev. Falwell’s political tactics, a ‘Rest in Peace’ to our brother in Christ. Falwell may not have always taken his stands in the way I would have, but he did take his stands. The ‘Culture War’ that we find ourselves in–what are ways we can actively engage our world and […]
What the Church (and the world) need is another Gregory of Naziansus. He was one of the great Cappadocian Fathers of the Fourth Century and instrumental in the formation of the Creed. What strikes me about Gregory’s life is not only his sublime orthodoxy, but his reluctance to take the seat of power. He was […]
More than ever we need a solid apologetic for the faith. We need a clear strategy for evangelism and apologetics. We are surrounded by, both inside the Church and outside, a culture that has abandoned Christianity. Even many who profess Christ and the basic doctrines of the faith, those ‘agnostics with collars,’ exist within the […]
One of my all time heroes is now with the Lord. Dr. Robert Webber is one reason why I am an Episcopal priest. His book Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail has blessed many and his ‘ancient future’ writings have inspired me. My wife and my first ‘date’ was spent discussing Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail […]