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 […]
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Should the Church Chase the Culture?
I recently gave an on-air interview on The Dove TV. We covered several topics including my newest book, ALOOF, and host, Perry Atkinson, seemed most enthusiastic to get to a conversation about the church and the surrounding culture. Needless to say, I think Perry was a bit surprised by my answer. To jump to the […]
Live Like You Are From the Future: The Story of a Church the City Wants to Close Down
“The city has been trying to shut us down” -Pastor Serenity Domenico . . . . We are in Oklahoma visiting my sister’s family. A few years back, I was speaking at John Brown University. It was there that we met Serenity, at the time just a struggling student, not struggling so much with school, […]
The Church We Daydream About, Part 3: Shared Life and Structures
In Part 1, we shared about a few things we don’t care that much about. Read those here. In Part 2, we shared imaginations about the weekly worship gathering. Read those here. Part 3… We (Aimee and Tony Kriz) are not church-goers. To be specific, currently, we do not regularly attend a brick-and-mortar church’s services […]