Show 13: Rock n’ Roll Soul: Reflections on Christianity, Ministry, and Theology (Part 8)

17 Mar

Part 8 of my “Rock n’ Roll Soul” podcast series is my story of when I hit rock bottom in church ministry. In my discouragement and frustration, I begin to see a way out, but would I be able to … Read More »

Show 10: Rock n’ Roll Soul: Reflections on Christianity, Ministry, and Theology (Part 6)

9 Mar

In this episode, part 6 of my “Rock n’ Roll Soul” podcast series, I continue the story of my experiences of nearly 12 years in ministry. This episode picks up the story of my life-changing encounter at the Willow Creek … Read More »

Show 7: Rock n’ Roll Soul: Reflections on Christianity, Ministry, and Theology (Part 4)

6 Feb

In this latest installment of this podcast series entitled “Rock n’ Roll Soul” (Part 4), I continue my story of my experiences during my time in full-time ministry, many years ago, when I was working as an elder at a … Read More »

Show 4: Rock n’ Roll Soul: Reflections on Christianity, Ministry, and Theology (Part 2)

30 Jan

Here is the next installment of my “Rock n’ Roll Soul” podcast series, part 2. This set of podcasts is my chance to share with you a bit more about me, and about how my life and ministry have evolved … Read More »

The Value of Context for Theological Education

26 Jan

Theologian Stanley Grenz once wrote a statement that quite literally changed both my life, and my perspective, on theology (and my teaching of it too). Grenz noted that: “Despite its positive contributions, the concordance understanding of theology has one decisive … Read More »

Missional Church Planting Vision & Values

26 Jan

Introduction The inspiration for many church plants grows oftentimes out of a desire to incorporate biblical values relating to evangelism, mission and giftedness. The underlying value behind all of this is the notion that for every believer, being evangelistic and … Read More »

Welcome to the Preacher’s Forum

16 Sep

The aim of the Preacher’s Forum is to explore dialogue related to the future of preaching in an increasingly postmodern context. There are specifically two “streams” of thought related to preaching today: the first involves addressing the changes that preaching … Read More »