A Slap to Our (Individualistic) Faces

The prevailing view of life today is that of an individual standing on his or her own, heroically juggling various responsibilities—family, friendships, career, leisure, chores, and money…From time to time the pressures overwhelm us and we drop one or more of the balls. All too often church becomes one of those balls…An alternative model is…

When Theology is Not Theology

Some claim we need those who are intentionally 'on a par' with academic theologians in our universities to engage with contemporary theological issues. To a large extent, however, contemporary theology is pursued by people who make no pretense of being 'Christian,' working in non-confessional institutions. If true theology is the fruit of engagement with the…