Category: mission

Zombie Church: The Movie

My recent post on zombie churches went viral, at least compared to many 7WD posts — perhaps because the topic struck a nerve, or maybe it spread because it was a lighthearted way to...

An Acts 8 moment?

For the last couple of weeks, I have been in much conversation with Susan Snook and Tom Ferguson (known for their blogs, A Good and Joyful Thing and Crusty Old Dean). We have been...

The cost of church buildings

ASBO Jesus once again manages to encapsulate an entire conversation into one cartoon. Church buildings aren’t inherently bad, but they certainly aren’t inherently good either. Too easily, they distract us from the real point...

Restructuring the canons

There has been loads of conversation lately about restructuring the Episcopal Church. I’ve followed much of it, though I’m still getting my thoughts in order to post here on 7WD. Short version: we need...

Remembering Haiti

Tomorrow is the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. In today’s 24-hour news cycle driven world, two years ago is practically medieval. While most of us sail along merrily, as if nothing...