Episode 8 “The Future of Process Theology” Part 1

Although Process thought has been around for centuries (it might even claim as far back as Heraclitus), it isn’t until the 20th century that it came into its own. Since then it has captured the imagination of theologians, professors. and pastors, including Dr. Bruce Epperly . who happens to be all three! In this episode, …

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Episode 7 “How Ruth’s Experience Parallels Our Struggle with Emigration”

The travails of a Moabite widow, Ruth, from her status as a foreigner and lower-class woman to the great-grandmother of King David, parallel much of what is happening on America’s southern border. Dr. Epperly and I draw out these parallels and suggest how the Torah and Jesus dealt with these issues, and can lead us …

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Episode 6 “The Lord’s Prayer and the 4th of July” Part 2

As we just observed the celebration of our nation’s birthday, it’s good to reflect on what God expects of a people and a nation. On this, our final episode on the Lord’s Prayer, Dr. Epperly and I discuss the remaining petitions, beginning with “…your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is …

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Episode 5 “The Lord’s Prayer and the 4th of July” Part 1

America is focusing on Independence Day this week. Given that the world is bounded by a relational and wholly connected God, not just to Christians, but to all people, Dr. Epperly and I are wondering how the world would look if Christians understood the Lord’s Prayer as a vehicle that can transform the world. 28 …

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Episode 4 — “In Partnership with God”

“In Partnership with God” The creation account in Genesis is very clear that God, through Adam (the representative human being), calls humanity into partnership with God. The primary task for this partnership is to maintain the “very good” order of God’s creation. Dr. Epperly examines the implications of this in regards to our environment, and …

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PRIDE and the Police

The “Black Lives Matter” movement has rightfully called attention to the abuse black people have suffered at the hands of the police. The overwhelmingly disparate rate of violence against blacks (and all people of color) versus whites is alarming. Few white parents have had to sit their sons down and give them the standard “Don’t …

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Faith on the Edge—Of What?

by Steve Kindle Musings on Our Ministry’s Name     Faith on the edge of…  Discovery God is always doing new things by building on former things. Progressive Christians know that “God is still speaking” and are open to discovering what God is doing in our world. [E]verything old has passed away; see, everything has become …

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