An essay of mine went up today at the BTS Center’s Bearings Blog. In “Confession Reboot,” I consider why sharing our failings with others still matters by way of connections to a recent Game of Thrones episode, virality, Pinterest, and liturgy (obviously). Check it out by clicking here, or on the image.
So this is cool. Real cool. Like, so very cool: I wrote the cover story for the current issue of The Christian Century magazine! Ahhhhhhh! Honestly, I’m still in a bit of shock from when I saw it for the first time (illustrated splendidly by James Yang). I didn’t know it was in the works — well, I knew […]
A few weeks ago I received a fun surprise package in the mail: Writing Theologically, edited by my friend and future colleague at Luther Seminary, Eric D. Barreto. Along with the books Reading Theologically, and Thinking Theologically, which came out a few months earlier, Writing Theologically serves as a foundation for learning for those considering or […]
It’s hard to imagine, but there’s only four weeks of spring semester left at Concordia College. Continuing my reflection series on my course Word to the Wise: Writing for Religious & Social Change, this post considers my approach to assignments and, more specifically, what students have had to say about the assignments they’ve selected and […]
I have a post up today on the new Bearings blog of the new BTS Center. Teaser below, but head to the Bearings blog for the full post. Considering the amount of online commentary available concerning the millennial generation and the future of the church, the relative dearth of attention paid to young adults’ experience […]