Tagged: culture

4 questions for Ed Cyzewski on theology

The Coffeehouse Theology blog tour makes its stop here today! Ed Cyzewski, author of Coffeehouse Theology: Reflecting on God in Everyday Life, responds to 4 of my burning questions here. I didn’t want to ask the typical junket questions like what is...

blog book tour for Coffeehouse Theology

So many books, so little time. This one got my attention — COFFEEHOUSE THEOLOGY: Reflecting on God in Everyday Life by Ed Cyzewski. The title is inviting to the masses, but the part that is crucial is how it surfaces the issue...

why I love Chicago, except in winter

I love cities! I’ll be in Chicago until Tuesday for a conference and a couple meetups. Love the culture here with great food, arts, music, neighborhoods, skyscrapers, public transit, vibe, et al. Haven’t lived here, only occasional visits every few years. What...

Andy Crouch has a new blog and a new book

Andy Crouch has a new book, Culture Making: Rediscovering our Creative Calling, that’s making its deserved rounds. You can even read the introduction and the 1st 5 chapters for free(!) [update 9/2008] there’s also a free group study guide for Culture Making....

many kinds of emerging church

With the turn of the century, there’s a lot of new developments in the church world — which is exciting for some, confusing for others. Particularly, the new kinds of churches being described as emerging church or emergent church, are all over...

my presentation on connecting with culture

I’ve posted the presentation (slides + audio) I made at the Render conference last week about connecting with culture over at the L2 Foundation blog. I gave (on slide #3) credit due to the thinkers from whom I adapted much of the...

preparing for the new year

I’m in the midst of preparing for a workshop titled “Witness To the Present Day Culture” at a conference near Houston next week. Yes, I’ll be flying out on New Year’s Day, which means I probably will not ring in the new...

a new kind of sermon for me

I’ve just finished my sermon outline for tomorrow. I’ll be guest-speaking at Great Commission Community Church in Arlington, Virginia, the next county over from Centreville. The preaching date was scheduled months ago. I was actually on the phone with the church coordinator...