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Following Jesus as a Secular Progressive w/ Tom Krattenmaker

This last year the Yale Center for Faith and Culture invited me to campus to discuss secularism and the Jesus-Way.  I had a chance to share the stage with thoughtful secularists like Tom Krattenmaker (author of The Evangelicals You Don’t Know) and Chris Stedman (author of Faitheist). There were many thrilling conversations and the experience as a […]

Does it Bother You that Religious Groups Need to “Brand” Their Service?

On today’s episode of #OffTheHighway, I interview Brandon Rhodes of Springwater Community and The Parish Collective.  One of the topics we wander into is the concept of Church branding.  Brandon tells lovely stories about acts of goodness and beauty happening all around his neighborhood and how he and his community of faith are seeking to […]

Video: “You Are Not Alone in Your Pain” @ Bridge City Church

This past weekend, I was invited to share at Bridge City Community Church (http://www.bethechurch.net) in SE Portland. Here are the thoughts that I shared… The beginning of my public meditation was the unexplainable violence in Paris last week.  My out loud thoughts surfed through stories from my youth, the harmful limitations that church-speak perpetrates upon […]

Mark Scandrette Week

Well, in case you missed it, this week has been dedicated to the thoughts and imaginations of Mark Scandrette (MarkScandrette.com), who is, among other things, the director of ReImagine (reimagine.org.) Take a moment, if you haven’t already, to watch these episodes of off the highway.  We cover topics as diverse as imagination, innovation, experimentation and […]