Does TED do Theology?

I was fortunate to attend my first TED event last weekend, in Sugarland, Houston. Since then I’ve become a bit of a junkie, watching TED videos on Netflix, and feeling my creativity muscles stretching, expanding. “TED” stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. It is a conference held as far and wide as Taipei, Amsterdam, NewContinue reading “Does TED do Theology?”

What Happens When A Pet Dies (and other theological / philosophical reflections)

As part of my ongoing reflections from my accident, surgery, hospitalization, and recovery, I shared a few reflections on “Postcards From the Edge” and waxed philosophical in thoughts about life, death, the hereafter, the intermediate state, and the resurrection. I cited a story I read on Facebook, posted by a now-anonymous friend – for theContinue reading “What Happens When A Pet Dies (and other theological / philosophical reflections)”

Is Eastern Culture Demonic? (a commentary on Mark Driscoll’s allegation that “yoga is demonic”)

It’s been awhile since I’ve been incensed about something like this and so I wanted to weigh in on this issue from what I think might be a little different slant: THE ISSUE: A recent article in the Seattle Times details how a few prominent evangelical Christian leaders have sketched the practice of yoga asContinue reading “Is Eastern Culture Demonic? (a commentary on Mark Driscoll’s allegation that “yoga is demonic”)”

The Pursuit of the Proverbs 31 Woman

We’re continuing our series @ Harvest Church Houston called “Excellent Women.” It’s a study through the book of Ruth; which is probably one of the most intensely personal, familiar books for me (odd I know) but all to say it is near and dear to my heart. One of the biggest discoveries for me isContinue reading “The Pursuit of the Proverbs 31 Woman”

#GODonFILM: Interpretations of The TREE of LIFE

Today’s post is from a guest blogger, friend, and fellow Regentarian, DesirĂ©e de Jesus. Desiree is a film theologian and philosopher working in Europe right now, and so I’m glad to have found similar conclusions to her about The Tree of Life (particularly how the brother is the key element to the narrative). Here’s herContinue reading “#GODonFILM: Interpretations of The TREE of LIFE”