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Hocus Pocus: The Pledge, Turn, and Prestige of Faith

Join my friends and I on March 14th for a unique day of talks, workshops, reflections, music, magic and general mayhem based on the themes of my new book The Divine Magician. This event will be of interest to those interested in the theory and practice of Future Church (Pastors, youth leaders, and students). We’ll be exploring Read More

A few months ago we created a mini sound studio in my house and recorded an audio version of The Orthodox Heretic. After listening to the finished product we felt that a little music was needed and so we contacted the artist Dubh to provide some ambient dubstep. If you click here you’ll find a free audio version of the short Read More

Is Fundamentalism a Problem or the Solution to a problem: A debate with Lawrence Krauss

  Recently I engaged in a debate with Lawrence Krauss at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas under the title “New Religion vs. New Atheism,” (terms that neither of us felt comfortable with). My primary interest in this debate was to begin to test whether some of the tools I use when working in religious circles Read More

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  

Poets, Prophets and Preachers with Rob Bell

In 2009 I was invited by Rob Bell to give some talks at his Poets, Prophets and Preachers event. While there I gave two talks called “Returning to the New” and “Those with Ears to Hear.” Traversing a whole range of theoretical and practical issues the conference allowed me to explore a radical vision of future Read More

Building on Fire: The Theory and Practice of Pyro-Theology

I am very excited to officially announce that I will be leading a retreat in the North Coast of Ireland from the 13th – 15th January 2012. During the time we will delve into my recent work in Insurrection and beyond. In addition to talks, workshops and in-depth discussion there will also be music, walks, Read More

In this short interview I introduce my new book “Insurrection.”

Dis-Courses

September 09, 2011

This is an excerpt from a session at Poets, Prophets and Preachers where Rob Bell interviewed me about my work. The full interview is available in my forthcoming book Insurrection.

Transformance Art

September 09, 2011

This is an excerpt from a session at Poets, Prophets and Preachers where Rob Bell interviewed me about my work. The full interview is available in my forthcoming book Insurrection.

The Power of Parable

August 08, 2011

This is an excerpt from a session at Poets, Prophets and Preachers where Rob Bell interviewed me about my work. The full interview is available in my forthcoming book Insurrection.