Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

Rob Bell + Carlton Cuse (Exec Producer of “Lost”) = New ABC Spiritual Drama “Stronger”

Now we know one of the reasons why Rob Bell felt called to resign from pastoring Mars Hill and is moving to Los Angeles.  Bell and Cuse met at the 2011 Time Gala and really hit it off. They were … Continue reading

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Into the Dark by Craig Detweiler – A Book Review

We walk into the Cinema, the lights are dim, and then it gets dark. The screen lights up with a dark film, a romantic comedy, a drama or fantasy where the Divine can shed light on our communities, our deepest … Continue reading

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Reel Spirituality by Robert Johnston – A Book Review

Robert K. Johnston is a professor of Theology and Culture in the school of theology at Fuller Theological Seminary.  His undergraduate degree is from Stanford and his PhD from Duke University.  Before becoming a professor, he had 20 years of … Continue reading

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Sundance Review – ‘Higher Ground’ Achieves Higher Ground

Watching Higher Ground hit me hard, because Corinne’s first experience with Christian community was very close to mine.  I could fully identify with her struggles on the road to becoming fully human.  After watching this film, I went up to … Continue reading

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Sundance Review – The Flaw

When former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan, was being question by the US Congressional Committee investigating the worldwide financial crises in 2008, and was asked if his ideology pushed him to make decisions that he wished he hadn’t have made, … Continue reading

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From Sundance – Part I

I arrived in Park City, Utah this afternoon.  I met up with Ben Dudley, Mike Fullerton, other Fuller students, as well as people from other universities. It was great connecting with some of the people who set up this immersive … Continue reading

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