Barclay Press: Gospel Order and Convergence Culture (Part 2)

I’ve posted the second part to my Barclay Press article on technology and the church, called “Gospel Order and Convergence Culture,” have a look. Here’s a short quote from the post: While technology is a dominating force in our world today God’s reign is not excluded from it, God’s reign can emerge from within as […]

Barclay Press: Technology as a Powerful-Practice (Part 1)

I’ve put together a two-part essay on Technology as Power (or what I’m calling, using James McClendon, a powerful-practice) and the second part which I will publish in two weeks on the Quaker notion of “Gospel order” as a counterpoint to what Henry Jenkins calls participatory culture (think democratization of the web, re: youtube, wikis, […]

Dreams and the Kingdom of God

My August Barclay Press essay is now online. It’s a little late for August, but time has been pretty tight lately. The essay looks at Stephen Duncombe’s recent book on progressive politics, “Dream Re-Imagining” and applies some of the findings to a theological perspective on living out the Kingdom of God. Here’s a quote: As […]

Mission and the Future of The Friends Church (Barclay Press)

My Barclay Press essay for July is now online. It’s about the Anabaptist Vision, Mission and the what that has to do with where we are going as Friends. Here’s a short quote: Ironically enough, that which most often gets overlooked, mission/missions, is the very thing necessary to do what these projects set out to […]