We live with an eschatological sense that we are not “finished,” and that God is inviting us to craft the future as divine partners. Indeed, God is calling upon our creativity to give shape to the realization of God’s own reign.
The season after Pentecost is the time for the church to consider its identity and mission. Even more important, the church needs a clear-eyed understanding of the source of its very life,… Read more »
Pentecost is ever more prominent in Baptist churches, for which I give thanks. With flaming colors and simulations of wind, sanctuaries pronounce the coming of the Spirit in power—not only fifty days… Read more »
Where will the next generation of ministers come from? I spend a great deal of time thinking about the future of the church, theological schools, and Christian identity. This constellation is relationally… Read more »