Which Narrative Do We Choose?

Following up on yesterday's post about the theme of exile at the NEXT Church National Gathering, here are some further thoughts about the biblical

Instructor-Assisted Deployment

I spent this past weekend in Ontario as the guest of my friend and Doctor or Ministry colleague Peter Bartlett. He was being installed (though they

Progressive Youth Ministry

There are many things that I'm looking forward to in this coming year of ministry. One of the most exciting is a conference on Progressive Youth

Adventures in Post-Christendom

Yesterday I announced that I am retiring my blog tagline, "Posts from the Blog of an (un)Tamed Cynic" and adopting a different tone and focus. Today I

Some Thoughts on the End of DOMA

As an American citizen, I'm very pleased about the Supreme Court's ruling yesterday that a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act is

The Birth of Something New

Three weeks ago I wrote a post about the declining membership statistics in the PC(USA). It was a well read post and received some great responses.