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A punch in the stomach

Yesterday I read this very short story by Peter Rollins that felt to me like a punch in the stomach.  It has been on my mind ever since; and today I received an e-mail from Tearfund asking me to take action to end food waste by e-mailing my supermarket.   237 more words

Capitalism and Desire

Peter Rollins remarked that Todd McGowan’s book Capitalism and Desire is a very good book. Maybe it is a good book for Pete, but for us mere mortals it is a very tough read.  806 more words

Peter Rollins

Moving Abroad to Work at a Church That Closed, and Finding "My People"

On the night of June 25th, 2016, I was in Belfast’s Sunflower Pub for Fringe events at Peter Rollins’ Wake Festival. Jay Bakker was speaking and I was determined to meet him. 1,107 more words

People

Virtual Community: One year that feels like a lifetime... in a good way!

The quote above was Phil’s on 26/5/16. I liked it, so I memed it that same day… :-)

Stories are worth remembering, I wanted to mark a point we’ve reached  1,695 more words

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What Evangelicals Can Learn From Rob Bell (and why they hate him)

My new favorite podcast – along with Mere Fidelity and The Partially Examined Life – is Pete HolmesYou Made It Weird. It’s an absolutely fabulous podcast, where comedian Pete Holmes just sits down and talks with a guest for two or three hours (usually on the topics of comedy, relationships, and God). 2,913 more words

Christianity

Leap of Doubt - How Do We Believe Resurrection? - an interactive sermon (Easter 2)

This sermon is an interactive exploration which was recorded last year. It provides a timely reminder of the journey we have been on in our progressive Christian community. 1,110 more words

Progressive Theology

Holy Saturday Reflection

In Peter Rollins’ book The Orthodox Heretic, there is a parable called “Being the Resurrection.” The parable describes a group of Jesus’ disciples who left Jerusalem after the crucifixion, before the resurrection, so they never knew of their Messiah’s resurrection and ascension. 488 more words

Theology