Oh, Ernest…

You are simply going to have to take my word for this… No- this is not a joke. This is real. Actual footage from Ernest Angley’s pioneering TV Evangelist show. Now you know where Robin Williams got it…

The other side of the community thing…

While it is a choice for every individual whether to engage or remain on the fringes of community, that’s not to say the community itself doesn’t play a role. And while (many) people in the mega church environment may know instinctively that finding community in a large setting like that is their responsibility (see yesterday’s Read more about The other side of the community thing…[…]

The Real Mary…

Just in time for Advent comes Scot McKnight’s The Real Mary… From the Amazon page: From Publishers Weekly: In this slim, engaging volume, McKnight (Protestant author of The Jesus Creed) makes the case that the real Mary of the Bible has been hijacked by theological controversies. He begins by noting that Mary has been seen Read more about The Real Mary…[…]

advent 1…

We often think that the result of not listening when God speaks to us is that God will stop speaking. Luke 1 tells us just the opposite: When we fail to hear God and listen to what He says to us, it’s we who lose the ability to speak. This is especially relevant for communities of people trying to speak hope and challenge to our cities…

We did a lead in/kick off to the Advent season yesterday… okay, a week early, but for some reason this year I’m just eager 🙂

The Annunciation narratives in Luke are some of my favorites, not only because of their close ties back to the OT, but also because of the juxtaposing going on within the chapter. If you are interested, here’s what we did… feel free to steal!

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