Dress-Down Friday | Bubble Project, Jesus on Twitter and Ash Friday

This is another Dress-Down Friday for February 27, 2009. Knowing my constant use of the social network twitter, my friend Cate send this: It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted a video from Rocketbook – here’s a little something on advertising: One thing that really stands out to me from the above video is great ideaContinue reading “Dress-Down Friday | Bubble Project, Jesus on Twitter and Ash Friday”

Elvis Perkins on Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, it is the first day of Lent and one day we reflection on repentance, cleansing and the frailty of life all in preparation for Good Friday and the resurrection. I have some reflections that tie into Lent that I will post as time presents itself, but I felt that Elvis Perkins’ “Ash Wednesday” is worthyContinue reading “Elvis Perkins on Ash Wednesday”

Stations of the Lord’s Prayer (A Worship Resource)

This past weekend at our convergent Quaker retreat we had both programmed (planned) and unprogrammed (silent) worship. For the programmed worship on Saturday morning I planned an interactive worship time based around the Lord’s Prayer (a topic I am deeply interested in). In this post I’ve included a video and pictures of the various stations,Continue reading “Stations of the Lord’s Prayer (A Worship Resource)”

Reflections From The Convergent Retreat 2009

Since Martin and Robin, the two co-leaders with me of this past weeken’s retreat, have already written their first I figured I better get on writing something because I’m already late! I really had a great time this weekend. Ben Lomond Quaker Center is up in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, it’s a lovely place to haveContinue reading “Reflections From The Convergent Retreat 2009”

Dress-Down Friday | Moons, Red Dresses, and Trilogies

Dress-Down Friday Installment #3,027.5  Quaker Ranter Martin writes about Margaret Fell’s red dress and the challenge she posed to understanding plain dress and Gospel Order. All you philosophy buffs will enjoy Kyle David Bennett’s continental philosophy overview handout. Safari users, here’s a quick tip on how to shrink URL’s. My new favorite sleeping bag. NewContinue reading “Dress-Down Friday | Moons, Red Dresses, and Trilogies”

Three Features of Everett Cattell’s Mission Theology

In preparation for the convergent Friends retreat this weekend I have been putting together some discussion notes on Everett Cattell. I will be presenting him as a “convergent Friend of the past” on Saturday evening. Because of this I was reminded that I wanted to post some summary remarks about his theology.  This past coupleContinue reading “Three Features of Everett Cattell’s Mission Theology”

Following the Convergent Retreat This Weekend

I’ve mentioned a few times that a bunch of us are getting together this weekend in Northern California for a convergent Friends retreat at Ben Lommond Quaker Center. For those of you who won’t be able to join us, we want to be able to make at least some of the retreat available to youContinue reading “Following the Convergent Retreat This Weekend”

A More Authentic Fundamentalism (Peter Rollins)

This quote is from Peter Rollins who will be in Hollywood speaking on his Evandalism tour March 1 and 2. In the post he discusses the subjective violence of Fundamentalism, which covertly seeks to cover up a maintenance of the status quo: The main gist of the argument lies in exploring how the fundamentalism weContinue reading “A More Authentic Fundamentalism (Peter Rollins)”

Dress-Down Friday | Bolt, Naomi Klein and Coffee

It’s been a while since I posted a “Dress-Down Friday” post so today seemed like a good day to get back into the swing of things. Dress-Down Friday’s are just casual postings of whatever random goodness I’ve bumped into while cruising the web. I think you’ll enjoy some of the stuff I’ve posted today asContinue reading “Dress-Down Friday | Bolt, Naomi Klein and Coffee”

Digging Up the Roof: The Kingdom Moment and the Paralytic in Mark 2:1-12

This is the sermon I gave this past Sunday on Mark’s story about Jesus and the paralytic. “When he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and he wasContinue reading “Digging Up the Roof: The Kingdom Moment and the Paralytic in Mark 2:1-12”