Have you seen this yet? Comedian Louis CK on Conan O’Brien, October 1st, 2008. Louis speaks of how our generation has been spoiled by technology.
Dr. Jeremy Berg is the founding and lead pastor of MainStreet Covenant Church and Professor of Bible & Theology at Solid Rock Discipleship School in Minnesota. Jeremy earned a Doctorate in New Testament Context with Dr. Scot McKnight at Northern Seminary and holds a MA in Theological Studies from Bethel Seminary, and BA in Biblical Studies from Bethel University. He and his wife, Kjerstin, have three kids, Peter, Isaak and Abigail.
Click here to access the audio from the evening So, did you read “The Shack” yet? Are you wondering what all the hype is about? Is it theological heresy or good Christian fiction? I read the book and found it a very provocative and powerful window into the […]
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Does this graphically make my points about the dangers of micro-communication and the movement of people in our culture toward a “soundbite Christianity?” (Read previous post here) “Just give me a small dose of Jesus when and where I want it.” Thanks for the image, Joe!
Brian McCracken from Relevant Magazine article called “The Problem of Pride in the Age of Twitter” tackles the quiet, subtle, unseen trend related to a culture of micro-communication: “We’ve become addicted to a strange sort of connectivity – a connectivity that maintains a comfortable balance between distance […]
The Cosmic Dance by Greg Boyd (forthcoming) Since we’re on the theme of the cosmic dance, here’s a fascinating project by Greg Boyd, one of my biggest influences and favorite teachers. Get ready egg-heads!! “Christus Victor Ministries is working with an artist, page designer and photographer to create The Cosmic […]
In my previous post I suggested today’s youth culture can help remind us what really distinguishes a healthy church from a sick, diseased or dying church: “Are the individuals who make up that church authentically regenerated, committed followers of Christ whose lives bear outward evidence of the inward […]
The Internet Monk Michael Spencer recently devoted 3 blog posts to describing the coming Evangelical collapse in America. I recently posed the same question: “Is the Evangelical Church in America sinking?” I think I want to bring my observations from the perspective of a youth pastor since that […]
Here’s classic Mark Driscoll – the man who inspires me one moment and drives me crazy the next. Many people would say that you either love him or hate him. I’m one of the few who can’t make up their mind. He’s boldly preaching the Word and God […]
“I will remove their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh. Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people and I will be their God” (Ezek 11:19-20). Many still view youth ministry as a second-class […]
What is the future of the evangelical church in America? I just read a devastating post by fellow blogger the Internet Monk predicting a sooner-than-later collapse of the evangelical church in America. While this prediction maybe distanced theoretical speculation for some, it is an urgent wake up call […]