Exodus Oil

Exodus Oil: Keep Your Soul Planted

There’s something about the smell of conflicted freedom to keep your soul planted in the now. Thistle Farms has created an oil that smells both like freedom and the pursuit there of. There are days, when I use this oil to remind myself that not all are free. And then, there are days when I know […]

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The Gospel of Augmented Reality: What Pokemon Go and the Jesus Movement Have in Common

It’s here. No, actually, it’s been here. This month Pokémon released it newest version of gaming-meets-community-meets-adventure. Pokemon Go, the newest, trendiest, most-culturally revolutionary game since…well, since who knows..will forever change the landscape of how technology can mediate digital reality, community and life in the real world. Let me put it this way: if Facebook provided […]

Emmaus House - A Mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta

Learnings from Goings: The Ongoing Work of the Future-Oriented, Mission-Shaped, Always-Mutual Episcopal Church

Let’s get this straight right from the beginning: God’s mission has a church. There, I said it. Sure, someone else said it before, but it is important for me to claim. As a person who works at one of those endowed Episcopal parishes, we need to be clear that no church, new or old, established […]

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Christianity in America: When Winning Means Losing

                    Okay, okay, okay, we get it: church attendance is declining in America. Millennials are leaving the church in droves. Boomers find the paradox of their liberal lifestyles and their conservative values in too much tension to live as potential hypocrites. Xers need to do, and […]

Creation Care Podcast! Oil Spill Thoughts!

In this podcast Josh grabs another round table podcast with the likes of Julie Clawson, Ben Lowe, and Tom Sine. The four of them discuss the (lack of a) Christian response to the oil spill in the gulf of Mexico as well as other issues facing the American Christianity’s move towards more active caring for […]