Tag: life

The Space Between Episode Four: Melissa Greene

I had such a blast recording this week’s episode! Melissa is doing amazing work at Imaginarium and I think this interview will strike a chord with anyone who grew up in an Evagelicalish church and has been on a journey of deconstruction and reforming…

The Space Between, Episode One: Charlie Dean on Knowing When to Leave

Happy Monday friends! I had such a great time talking with my friend Charlie about knowing when to leave for this week’s episode of The Space Between. You can hear the episode below. ALSO, if you LIKE and SHARE the Facebook/Twitter post, you’ll be…

Ever Heard of a Purple Church?

Hey friends! I hope this finds you well. I wanted to pass along an article that our friend, Brian McLaren (thank you, Brian!), wrote for the Christian Century last month. We are so honored and excited that he chose to include Morgantown Community Church in…

Why Are You Gazing At The Sky?

Today, on the Church calendar, is Ascension Day. Forty days after the resurrection, according to the tradition in Acts, Jesus is taken up to the right hand of God. Let me set the scene. Jesus has just promised his disciples that they would be empowered…

Getting Back to Our Roots: The Church As a Subversive Community

To stand in the midst of a fear based culture and declare that we won’t be afraid, because Love brought us into this world, and this Love will sustain us, is a defiant, subversive act.

Rethinking Sin: What if our greatest sin is being less-than-human?

The symptoms (violence, greed, hate, etc.) of sin are painful, but until we focus on the root cause, healing can’t begin.

Don’t Be Afraid: Refusing Fear, Choosing Love

When someone peddles in fear, when they try to manipulate you by preying upon your anxiety, you can be sure they aren’t really worried about you at all. Actually, they are trying to prop up themselves. They are seeking to shore up their own slice$ of the pie, their own security.

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