February 15, 2021

A long overdue edition of my newsletter went out.

My newsletter just went out again. It's been a while so this one is long! As I wrote in this edition:

It’s my birthday this month. I decided to celebrate by venturing back into the interwebs a bit more. This newsletter is the start. It’s a long one. In the words of Samuel L. Jackson in the 1993 film Jurassic Park, “Hold onto your butts.

You can subscribe here and get it next time it goes out. I intend to be more frequent with this moving forward. And I shared quite a bit in the latest.

I hope you subscribe!

June 25, 2020

Ep. 33 Heidi Campbell (The Pandemic Sessions)



This week, I'm joined by Dr. Heidi Campbell, Professor of Communications at Texas A&M University where she teaches on new media, pop culture and religion. She is also the Director of the Network for New Media, Religion and Digital Culture Studies.

Dr. Campbell recently edited two collections of essays appropriate for this pandemic: The Distanced Church and Religion in Quarantine.

A list of books mentioned in this episode, and other episodes, is available at Amazon.com.

Music for A New Thing was created by Adam Powell of Best Friends Creative.

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June 22, 2020

An Open Letter to the Church in the Wilderness

Congregational leaders, as you continue to figure out how to be the church in these strange times, consider reaching out to church planters and campus leaders. They are quite familiar with ambiguity and innovation and may have much wisdom to share with you. Here is what some Episcopal leaders starting new communities have to say about this moment ...




June 19, 2020

Ep. 32 Liberating Church (pt. 2)


This week is the second of a two-part series in which I talk with Brandon WrencherVenneikia Williams and Anthony Smith of the Liberating Church project.

Brandon is the founding minister of The Good Neighbor Movement.

Anthony is a co-founding pastor of Mission House. He was also a guest on A New Thing episode 1.

The Liberating Church Conference is coming up on September 11 & 12. Watch their Facebook page for details.

A list of books mentioned in this episode, and other episodes, is available at Amazon.com.

Music for A New Thing was created by Adam Powell of Best Friends Creative.

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