Well despite my ibook going down on me yesterday it’s been a good week. Emily, Cate and I all went to see Anne Lamott at All Saints Church on Wednesday. Her new book “Grace (Eventually)” came out. If you ever get a chance to see her in person it’s really worth it. She read aContinue reading “Dress Down Friday | Anne Lamott, Grindhouse, Ok Computer and Twitter”
Well – I my ibook G4 kicked the can today. Or so I think – I am going to take it into the genius bar tomorrow at the apple store – but it looks like it’s going to require some serious cash for repairs. As far as I know it’s a power management problem, itContinue reading “Sad day for my ibook G4”
Last week I went to a Friends conference (FWCC) in Rhode Island, and have already talked about it at some length. But the point of this short post was to point out a number of trends, or characteristics that I saw beginning to frame the overall conversation of convergent Friends.
Burnside Writers Collective has written a worthy review ofLovedrug’s new album – Everything Starts Where It Ends. Even though I am friends with a couple of the guys in the band I really like Lovedrug’s music and their new album. This review shows I am not the only one. As a sidenote I found thisContinue reading “Burnside Review: Lovedrug – Everything Starts Where It Ends”
My good friend and collegue JR Rozko recently wrote an article for Mere Mission called Missional Home Makers.
This past Friday night I went to see Elvis Perkins with Emily, Cate and Bob. Recently, I found out about Perkins through Paste Magazine. Their review concluded with a statement that grabbed my attention. They said though this guy hasn’t been around long, and it may be too early to tell, the album feels likeContinue reading “Elvis Perkins @ the Echo: Already Looks Like A Classic”
Frequently Asked Questions (of a theologian) is a series I do from time to time as a means of answering good questions that come across my desk. Sometimes I answer the questions, sometimes others do, if you’re interested in seeing some other Q & A’s check it out here.
This week I’ve got some really funny videos here. First, thanks JR for sending this link of a video with Chris Rock talking about some of the differences between Hilary and Obama. If you find yourself craving a McDonald’s burger, consider ordering the Bionic Burger. It has a long lasting taste… In a ever-increasing attemptContinue reading “Dress Down Fridays | Video Edition: Chris Rock, Bionic Burgers and GodTube”
A couple days back I purchased all my books for next quarter (or at least most of them) and one I am really excited about is “An Emergent Manifesto of Hope” coedited by Doug Pagitt and Tony Jones. The book is a collection of essays from emerging church leaders, the essays tend to be theologicallyContinue reading “An Emergent Manifesto Of Hope: A Brief Review”
Today the Urban Connection of the Mennonite Mission Network has published an article on web communities. I am really excited about the article, Online Finds: Web Leads to Real Communiy by Ryan Miller, for a couple reasons. First it shows that the Anabaptists are also asking questions about the global information culture and implications forContinue reading “Online Communities and Radical Reformation Perspectives”