Ecclesiology

Analysis of Nathan Kerr's Christ, History and Apocalyptic at The Church and Postmodern Culture blog

I appreciated the analysis and conversation regarding Nathan Kerr's book Christ, History and Apocalyptic during January through March of 2009 at "The Church and Postmodern Culture" blog. But it is a bit tricky to find all of the posts so... Read more →


Free Churches and Liturgical Churches: Behind the Numbers

My post is up at Christianity Today's Leadership Journal Out of Ur blog: Catalyst, Liturgy, and Innovation What liturgical church leaders and the Catalyst Conference can learn from each other. It has also been published in a slightly different form... Read more →


“Cardinal Yves Congar: Ecclesiologist and Ecumenist” with Paul Philibert and Gerard Austin

I thought I would post my notes from this fascinating discussion by some Roman Catholic theologians about the ecclesiology of Roman Catholic theologian Yves Congar (1904-1995). Based on their description of Congar, I would think many Protestants would appreciate him.... Read more →


Tim Keller on Willow Creek, ecclesiology, and preaching

I highly recommend New York City pastor Tim Keller's first two blog posts: The "Kingly" Willow Creek Conference He describes Willow Creek as "kingly", Reformed as "prophetic", and emerging as "priestly." I agreed with him--giving a couple lengthy comments--trying to... Read more →


Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s work

Here is the term paper I wrote for my Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer course with Stanley Hauerwas It is entitled: "Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s... Read more →


Learning the Craft of Pastoring: Six Practices for Cultivating Excellence in Pastoral Ministry term paper

I have posted below the paper I wrote for a reading course I did with Ken Carder on the Theology of Pastoral Ministry based on his two courses in which I was his teaching assistant. See Ken Carder: Introduction to... Read more →