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The Church With/Out God

September 09, 2013
The Church With/Out God

Here is a talk I gave recently at Mars Hill The Church Without God  

To believe is easy. You can fill stadiums with people wanting to believe, either to solidify what they already think or to grasp hold of something because they feel cast adrift and lost at sea. To doubt, to interrogate your fear, to really question what you believe, that’s difficult. It’s difficult because we want to Read More

Go in Pieces

March 03, 2012
Go in Pieces

My most recent book Insurrection ends with the following beautiful Benediction written by Pádraig Ó Tuama. This track comes from the Insurrection EP created by artist/musician Dubh. dubh – go in pieces

Love Beyond Existence

February 02, 2012

This is a repost of my Valentines message from last year (sorry, currently traveling so can’t write something new)… Love is so humble that it seems impossible to ever really catch anything but the briefest glimpse of her. She is like a tiny field mouse dwelling in the dark. Should we hear her scratching in Read More

The Embrace of Unknowing

January 01, 2012

This video was created by Bala Boyd

A Little “Thank You” – Free Iphone App

Last year I developed an iphone app called “Insurrection” that contains much of the content of my 2010 Pub Tour. The app includes fourteen videos, nine parables (including one that is illustrated) and the tour EP. Originally it was $4.99 as I tried to cover some of the costs of developing it. But I thought Read More

Another Invitation to Drift – Reflection 5

  So here is the final audio reflection on How (Not) to Speak of God. As I have mentioned before these have been a little test to gauge interest as I look at creating a podcast channel. As such I invite you to give some critique in the comments section below. It can be anything. But some Read More

An Invitation to Drift – Reflection 4

  Here is the penultimate audio reflection on How (Not) to Speak of God. Thanks to the help of a friend I should soon have these, and other audio files, on itunes for download. If you have been listening to this little experiment I would be grateful if you offered some critique tomorrow in the comment section, as I Read More

An Invitation to Drift – Reflection 3

  We are over the half-way mark with this experiment in audio reflections. Someone has kindly offered me some help in setting up a podcast channel so hopefully soon you will be able to download these reflections and carry me around in your pocket. If that works I will also look at putting other audio files up. Read More

An Invitation to Drift – Reflection 2

  As promised here is the second podcast where I offer a reflection on my first book How (Not) to Speak of God. Click here, here and here if you would like a little background on why I am doing these. I am hoping that these podcasts will act as a useful springboard into my Read More

An Invitation to Drift – Reflection 1

  This week I will be releasing five audio reflections (one a day) that offer a brief reflection on each chapter from section one of How (Not) to Speak of God. My artist/musician friend Dubh recorded an ambient track to provide a soundscape for these reflections that he has called “Drift” (you can download it Read More