Deepwater Horizon, revisit

To mark the one year anniversary of the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, I thought I would post the link to my June 17, 2010, post: Deepwater Horizon: Why Evangelical theology is helpless in the face of a catastrophic oil spill.

Paying Attention (The Transfiguration of Place, Part V)

Could this be your town?

The following is Part V of a talk I gave on April 2nd at the St. Emmelia Orthodox Homeschooling Conference at the Antiochian Village. The full talk is entitled “The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism.” Read Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV. There … READ MORE ›

Thin Places (The Transfiguration of Place, Part IV)

The following is Part IV of a talk I gave on April 2nd at the St. Emmelia Orthodox Homeschooling Conference at the Antiochian Village. The full talk is entitled “The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism.” Read Part I, Part II and Part III. There are six … READ MORE ›

My Bishop’s Paschal Greeting

His Grace, Bishop Thomas (Joseph)

GREAT AND HOLY PASCHA 2011 Beloved brother Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, God-fearing Monastics, and all my Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ our True God: Christ is risen! Indeed, He is risen! We are again drawn to contemplate and stand in awe at the holy Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the God-man … READ MORE ›

The Politics of Hobbits (The Transfiguration of Place, Part I)

The following is the introductory section of a talk I gave last week at the St. Emmelia Orthodox Homeschooling Conference at the Antiochian Village. The full talk is entitled “The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism.” There are six parts in all. There is a mythical place … READ MORE ›