Un Done – Part Two: A Reflection on the Forum Experience

March 25, 2015

As I shared in “Un Done … Part 1,” about two years ago I was among the growing population of those who are “done with church.” After years of intentional Christian living, I was finished. Since, then, through the experience of “foruming,” I have found a way to re-engage with God’s people and the church. […]

Preview: Thinking about Evolution & Christian Faith

March 18, 2015

As TCF prepares for our upcoming conference on Evolution and Christian Faith, we’re pleased to share a preview here on our site. Dr. William Cavanaugh’s “The Fall of the Fall” sheds light on ways in which politics have influenced the interplay of science and faith, particularly as it relates to the doctrine of the Fall. […]

Don’t Miss It!

March 12, 2015

As TCF wraps up a three-year academic project on the topic of Evolution and Christian Faith (ECF), we’re bringing together our team of scholars to present and discuss their findings. Our scholars have been researching and reflecting on the implications of evolutionary theory for the Christian faith, and have drawn a wide range of conclusions. The […]

Prayer Letter, March 2015

March 4, 2015

“If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” – Mark 8:34 Dear Friend, Jesus never sugar-coated the truth about what it would cost to follow him. He was straightforward about his path leading through self-denial and straight to the cross. And yet, he assured his listeners, […]

A Reflection on the Gay Christian Network Conference 2015

February 25, 2015

Joyful people surrounded me, but I must admit that I felt very alone. Many of these thousand-plus brothers and sisters in Christ had found respite from the loneliness of being a sexual minority by googling “gay and Christian” and discovering the Gay Christian Network conference. One Australian lesbian Christian flew around the world because she […]

Coming Home

February 19, 2015

Let’s go on a journey together. I promise you’ll like the destination. In fact, I suspect you’ve been thinking about it often today or, at least, unconsciously working hard to get there. If I had you close your eyes right now, I think we could travel there in your mind’s eye. Perhaps it’s that chair […]

Un Done – Part One: A Reflection on the Forum Experience

February 12, 2015

Today I read an article titled “The Rise of the ‘Done with Church’ Population.” The article details how many faithful, active church members are leaving simply because of what can only be described as being “done with church.” About two years ago, I was “done with church.” I hit a wall of what I would […]