Come Hang out with Mark Scandrette

On June 30, 2011 (Thursday) you are welcome to come over to my place and spend the evening with others committed to being formed in the Way of Jesus.  Mark Scandrette will be with us, 7:00 pm (bring wine and/or chocolate).  Anyone interested in the conversation is welcome to show up. We’re at my home: […]

come hang out with Steve Knight

My friend Steve Knight is going to be in the Seattle area this week.  You may know his blog, knightopia, Steve is one of the primary organizers of  TransFORM which held its first big conference in DC last year.  And he is coming to town in part to collaborate with Parish Collective & Mars Hill Graduate School on […]

Hanging with Scandrette, et al

This Sunday, (8/29) I’m hosting an open conversational space with Mark Scandrette, so if you are in or around Bellevue/Seattle you are welcome to join the missional banter. The grill, and condiments will be here, but food and drinks are up to those who show up.  So bring something to share, and maybe a lawn […]

emergent village 2010 theological conversation

I am so excited about the 2010 Emergent Village Theological Conversation. Like prior EV theological conversations, academic luminaries will enter into conversation with pastors – no notes, no papers delivered, no formality – simply a conversation about things that matter. Past scholars include: Nancey Murphy, Dallas Willard, Stanley Hauerwas, Walter Brueggemann, Miroslav Volf, John Caputo, […]

summer class – partnering with Seattle churches

Every summer trimester at MHGS I get to guide a group of emerging leaders through a selected readings course . . . for us “selected readings” means that faculty members are given some space to develop a course around an area of passion. In preparation for this summer’s learning journey, I’ve been working on this […]

“free for all” April 15-16 Durham, NC

There is a free conference being held in Durham, NC (April 15&16, 2010) bringing people together in discussion around the themes raised in the outstanding new book by Tim Conder & Dan Rhodes, Free for All: Rediscovering the Bible In Community. Check out the schedule . . . it promises to be an amazing opportunity […]

John Franke – MHGS lecture open to public

Thursday, March 25 @ 7:00PM – Dr. John Franke will be presenting a lecture at MHGS that is open to the public, and only costs $5.  The lecture will be a look a “the nature of truth,” drawing on the material in his recent (much talked about) book: Manifold Witness: The Plurality of Truth, and […]

Rob Bell Coming to Seattle

Pastor and author Rob Bell will be in Seattle on Feb 13, as part of his “Drops Like Stars” book  tour.  Rob will be at the Moore Theater exploring the complex relationship between suffering & creativity. You can find out more information on dates in other cites and ticket info here. Peace, dwight

dwight’s top 10 – CDs of 2009

As a friend and I were chatting about our favorite CDs of the past year it occurred to me that I’ve never posted a music list.  So even though its a bit late, this is my list looking back on 2009 . . . in no particular order. Dwight’s top 10 Veckatimest by Grizzly Bear […]

What Matters Now

Seth Godin is giving away his most recent book.  Titled, What Matters Now, the project dips into the wisdom of roughly 70 contributors with brief responses to the title, as they reflect on the year ahead of us all. Peace, dwight