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Results for Ecclesiology

Weekly Wrap 9.19.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 3:42pm | Type: Blog

1. In Record Turnout, Demographics Shape Scotland's Emphatic No Vote National Geographic has a recap (and stunning photos) of yesterday's vote: "Tomorrow a new campaign—for reconciliation—will b ...

Spiritual But Still a Bit Religious: The U2 Church
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 1:02pm | Type: Blog

U2’s ‘thin ecclesiology’ appeals to me because it models the seasons of doubt and faith in an honest medium rooted in the authentic presence of Jesus.  If you’ve been reading  ...

U2: Seeking An Ecclesiology
Originally Posted: 09/17/2014 - 12:41pm | Type: Blog

What we're seeing is four guys from Ireland with way the hell too much money showing us what we have been wanting all along: a new way of being the institutional church. By n ...

Spiritual Refugees, Mainline Protestants and Missed Opportunities
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 2:24pm | Type: Blog

I've been speaking at many small colleges that have historical ties to the oldest mainline denominations in the U.S. I have been noticing something interesting: a terrific hunger for a deeper spirituality ...

What is Church 2.0?
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 11:54am | Type: Blog

Here is a condensed version of a workshop I offer on the concept of “Church 2.0.” I talk in it about the popularity of things like the “Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus” video and Mark Driscoll’s Acts 29 Net ...

"The Arch" at 80: Saints Dance Among Us
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

There is a magnificent, modern church mural at St. Gregory of Nyssa's Episcopal Church in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood that il ...