The main content of this final installment is a prophetic oracle and symbolic action I wrote for a DMin class on Jeremiah. These don’t represent any particular congregations but rather represents two general types of churches that I have noticed in my observations of post-Christendom. If this makes you uncomfortable, there’s probably a good reason.
John is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Evangelism at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He is co-founder of the Progressive Youth Ministry conference and blogs about his “Adventures in Post-Christendom” at johnvest.com. An enthusiastic pitmaster, he dreams of one day achieving the mystical union of church and BBQ.