I must first state that I am thankful for Landon Whitsitt’s contribution to the ongoing conversation around the questions: what has the church become and what might it be becoming? This is especially poignant given his position as vice-moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). So much is happening to the ecclesial landscape that is difficult to even wrap my head around the varied directions within the PC(USA), [...]
It’s Holy Week. Life is crazy sometimes. That’s all I have this week. Disappointing, I know. But, it’s where I am.
Peace and blessings upon you, your family, your friends, and your community,
Eric (not even a cool signature graphic? Sheesh!)
I recently read on the Emergent Village’s MINemergent Daily Communiqué that, “Christianity is about the reconfiguration of the human heart, the redirection of human desire.” The author, Kevin Corcoran, goes on to write that “Christianity crucially involves beliefs, but it’s not about the beliefs. Because Christian faith is about lives well lived in community with our created nature, the Christian faith inducts Christians into concrete practices, rituals, and sacraments that had for over [...]
I have redesigned a new blog, transferred all the posts from my old blog, and am starting today with my first post. I’m pretty excited about it, and pretty proud of the new design. I have little experience designing websites, but I think the design turned out pretty sweet (thanks to WordPress’ self-publishing/hosting application).
I hope and plan to write posts every week, typically on Monday afternoons. I love writing, but have not been able [...]