The following is an excerpt from Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints by Daneen Akers. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Rachel Held Evans profile from Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints On a hot summer night in 1991, a 10-year old girl lies in bed, trying to get […]
A conversation on mysticism, crisis, and the future(s) of Christianity with Carl McColman, Cassidy Dale, and Kevin Johnson.
I was honored to be asked by my dear friend Sara Wilcox to bring a message on the Divine Feminine to Land of the Sky United Church of Christ, two weeks ago on Mother’s Day. This invitation led me into far waters of biblical scholarship, revisiting elements that have been percolating in my historical and […]
I recently sat down (virtually speaking) with my dear friend Rebekah Berndt. I’ve known Rebekah since our ’emerging church’ days, and I’m always inspired by what she’s up to. In this dialogue, we do a deep-dive on where her spiritual and life’s journey has taken her. I’m guessing that you’ll be both challenged and encouraged […]
In The Empathic Civilization, Jeremy Rifkin summarized the millennia-long human drive of innovation as a race between entropy and empathy. Which is winning? And can the wonders promised by the Transhumanist movement help, or hurt?