Posts Tagged ‘ New Parish Church ’

2010 Emergent Theological Conversation

In just a couple of days I get to join one of the most important theological conversations that Emergent Village has hosted to date.  The conversation will bring Dr. Musa Dube , Dr. Richard Twiss, and Dr. Colin Greene together to explore “Creating Liberated Spaces in a Postcolonial World.”  What does mission look after colonialism?  […]



Parish Collective

The Parish Collective is getting ready to host three gatherings of in the Pacific Northwest (VancouverBC, Seattle, Portland).  The gatherings are designed to draw communities of faith who are deeply committed to embodying the gospel in the radical particularity of their locales into conversation with each other. Paul Sparks & Tim Sorens are pulling together […]



“contemporvant worship”

Filled with irony, this self mocking look at emerging mega church worship is too funny. The video is made by the team over at North Point Media.  Check it out. Peace, dwight



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 […]



A Relational Hermeneutic for K.o.G. Mission

I am thrilled that to announce that I just received my first bound copy of my book and it is available at a store near you… This book was born in the context of an eleven-year life altering experiment in ecclesial life, fleshed out in learning communities with thoughtful women and men who never ceased […]



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



Emergent @ CCT, follow-up

A couple of weeks ago I was able to spend a few hours with Christian Churches Together, which is a relatively new ecumenical network in the USA.  I have to say that I find these ecumenical gatherings quite encouraging.  For instance as an Anabaptist (it may be more precise to say that I am an […]



Emergent @ Christian Churches Together

This week is the fourth annual gathering of the fairly new ecumenical group, Christian Churches Together (CCT), and this year’s meeting brings them to Seattle, and are being hosted by World Vision. CCT has invited me to facilitate a couple of workshops on Emergent. From their “What We Do” tab on their site they state: […]



Pete Rollins – Seattle – Dec.10

I am excited to announce that Pete Rollins, philosopher, author, and founder of Ikon in  Northern Ireland is coming to town. A group of MHGS students are making this happen . . . I love it. The evening event will be Thursday, Dec 10 and hosted at MHGS.  I’ll post the exact time as I […]



Theology After Google

Keep you eyes out for an upcoming theology/technology/culture conversation at Claremont.  Follow this link for more information. Philip Clayton and Tripp Fuller are putting together what is looking to be a fascinating conversation. Peace, dwight Here’s a link to the talks.