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Emergence Christianity on Money, Sex, and Power

Every permutation of Christianity has its own distinctive approach to the 3 great “powers that be” in human life — Money, Sex, and Power. As what some have called “Emergence Christianity” slowly settles into the core features of its emerging identity, how is it responding to The Big Three? The answers may surprise you…


Jesus’ TED Talk #2 (Matthew 10)

Today I wrote a guest post at Patheos –a really hospitable space for all kinds of religious and non-religious conversation.  It’s one of a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks, in which he Educates people in God’s new Design for a world that runs on the Technology called love. This one leans heavily on Mimetic Theory — an anthropological description of the mechanics of human violence, human sacrifice in particular. >>Read the post at Patheos.com