Disadvantage of Blogs as Theological Discourse

Because I often write about the benefits of blogging and the great tool I see blogs to be I thought I’d look at it from the other side and investigate some of the disadvantages they come with. There have a been a number of ongoing comments here and its led me to think further aboutContinue reading “Disadvantage of Blogs as Theological Discourse”

Queries on The Lord's Prayer

This Sunday I am leading a discussion on the Lord’s Prayer, basically covering what I’ve been writting about here for the past month or so. In preparing I decided to create a few Queries to help begin the discussion on Prayer and mission. Here are those queries: a. When has prayer led you to liveContinue reading “Queries on The Lord's Prayer”

Theology on Blogs Continued: Constructive Snippets, Cohesive Thoughts

A couple days back I wrote a short entry on the fact that theology is always on the move, and must be adjusted to the times in order that it makes sense of larger more agreed upon truths within our local contexts. Because of this I think it would be helpful to “write theology onContinue reading “Theology on Blogs Continued: Constructive Snippets, Cohesive Thoughts”

Why Theology Should Be Written On Blogs and Wikis

I’ve begun reading more about Stanley Hauerwas in my attempts to find theologians who are influential and brilliant, yet challenge the status quo with their own lives and thinking. One thing I really appreciate about Hauerwas that he focuses on theology that is useful for communities of faith – he is writing practical theology whetherContinue reading “Why Theology Should Be Written On Blogs and Wikis”

Liturgical Prayer Based on the Lord’s Prayer

As I near the end of my series on the Lord’s Prayer I want to turn now to a small liturgy I’ve written that is based off the Lord’s Prayer and the conclusions I’ve arrived at through this series. This liturgy was made to help conceptualize in a communal setting ways in which, we theContinue reading “Liturgical Prayer Based on the Lord’s Prayer”

The Daily Scribe: New Religion Blog Community and Aggregator

I have received the priviledge to join Shawn Anthony from Lo-Fi Tribe in a new venture called the Daily Scribe. Shawn, formerly a member of the largely popular 9rules blogging community, has decided to leave his post there as religion community leader to start his own venture at Scribe. Because I am really excited aboutContinue reading “The Daily Scribe: New Religion Blog Community and Aggregator”

I Think I Did A Mean Thing to Your H2

Okay so there isn’t much of a secret about how I feel about environmental issues, I think especially Christians should be concerned with how we care for creation. We have a responsibility to take care of what God left in our stewardship, this is why Emily and I do some of the things we doContinue reading “I Think I Did A Mean Thing to Your H2”

Tyrants and Tax Collectors – I Can’t Get Enough of That Blogging Love

So as some of you have noticed over the past 6-8 months I have gradually and purposefully moved away from writing personal stuff and have moved more towards content focused posts here on Gathering in Light. So like many bloggers I know, who love to write, I’ve decided to start a personal blog. This “personalContinue reading “Tyrants and Tax Collectors – I Can’t Get Enough of That Blogging Love”