December 29, 2017

Great storytelling builds conviction through empathy. It doesn’t preach or resort to rational argument; it simply engages us with depth in the shared human experience. Great storytelling makes us better people in that it expands our horizons to include the excluded oth...

December 21, 2017

Why should we care about historical biopics such as HBO’s mini-series Gunpowder? Is it because it stars Kit Harington—the heartthrob Jon Snow of Game of Thrones fame? Is it because of its message of religious bigotry and violence?

This is a British story exported to the...

December 17, 2017

A romanticized nativity does not serve Christianity or modern people well. We present a saccharine Christmas story and then wonder why it seems so childish and irrelevant to our adult messy lives. Luther penned of Jesus, “no crying he makes.” Really? He was never hungr...

December 16, 2017

The New York Jets despise the New England Patriots. It’s a visceral rivalry.

The New Copernicans, the forthcoming book on millennials by David John Seel, Jr., claims that the survival of the church is dependent on the church’s response to millennials.

It’s a claim like t...

December 12, 2017

“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time,” so warns motivational speaker Zig Ziglar.

It is critical in any business enterprise to know your audience. Within 30 days, Thomas Nelson Publisher, a division of Harper Collins, will release my forthcoming book, The N...

December 8, 2017

It is both a sign and a test.

When I designed the logo for New Copernican Conversations, my blog about the significance of the millennial generation to the church and the wider world, I depicted a yen and yang symbol in a coffee cup. One's reaction to this symbol is a g...

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