There is still time to register for “The Church Post Pandemic” forum offered by Providence Theological Seminary on Monday, October 19. Due to recent COVID restrictions the forum will now be offered completely on Zoom and will be free to all participants. However, you do need to register to ensure your spot and to receive the Zoom invitation. Continue reading The Church Post Pandemic Zoom Forum
I have a few pieces appearing in the recently published Eye Witness: The Magazine of Providence, including a theological reflection upon the current COVID pandemic, excerpts from a forthcoming interview with singer-songwriters Steve Bell and Glen Soderholm, as well as a few brief remarks about Minding the Web.
You can read the current issues of the Eye Witness here.
In 1962, the Swiss theologian Karl Barth made his one and only trip to the United States. The visit was a whirlwind tour, eagerly followed by the media, that saw him deliver lectures at the University of Chicago and Princeton that would be published as Evangelical Theology and even visit San Quentin maximum security prison seven years before Johnny Cash would make it there. On several occasions Barth spoke out about the wretched conditions he witnessed in American prisons. He knew a thing or two about prison conditions from his regular preaching to the inmates in Basel. Continue reading Every Christian is a Politician
I preached the sermon below this afternoon in the Providence Seminary chapel as part of the ongoing sermon series “Christ and the Pandemic.” The Scriptural text for my message was 1 Corinthians 15:1-11. Continue reading “Of First Importance”
I’ve added my name to the list of signatories to this timely statement published by the people at Biologos.
““ Peace ” is also finally an apocalyptic concept . It cannot be separated from conflict . Peace with God means conflict with the world , even as peace with the world means conflict with God . The peace that passes all understanding is a peace that remains restless until the end. Continue reading Apocalyptic Peace