Category: culture

empathy

Holy Spirit and holy empathy

I’m interested in what I see as an inherent invitation to empathy in the way the vote results were made known. I’m also intrigued by some of the responses I saw to the final result.

Of gimmicks and Gospel

Too often, we decide that some gimmickry will make the church interesting. Whether it’s music styles, feel-good therapeutic preaching, or some other way of expressing “relevance” we think that these things will make us...

Sharknado Church: The Movie

After the critical acclaim received by Zombie Churcb: The Movie, I am thrilled to announce the release of an even more epic blockbuster: Sharknado Church: The Movie. If Frank Logue doesn’t win an Oscar...

The Sharknado Church

After my recent blog post on zombie churches, the Crusty Old Dean rightly pointed out over on Twitter (where I hope you’ll follow me) that zombies are so 2012. The COD challenged me, nay,...

Ashes whither?

This week, in addition to repentance, papal resignations, and Lent Madness, a looming big topic is Ashes to Go. My friend Emily Mellott is perhaps the major force behind the trend, and we’ve had...