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Review of Unfinished from Richard Stearns

July 2nd, 2013

Recently, I had the opportunity to read Unfinished: Believing Is Only the Beginning, the new book from Richard Stearns, through Thomas Nelson's BookSneeze program for bloggers.

The danger of bad theodicies

January 10th, 2013

I've had the start of this post lingering in my Drafts folder for months. Oddly enough, I started writing it back when certain politicians were making absurd comments on rape, comments ranging from psuedoscientific to theological in nature.

The web is spilling out into the real world

July 9th, 2011

Recently, the fine folks at Homebrewed Christianity started asking guests, and also listeners, to talk about the biggest challenge facing American religion.

Eschatological issues in Pentecostalism

May 20th, 2011

As you probably know, there is a group of really vocal, largely ridiculed folks who believe the rapture will happen tomorrow at 6pm.

What user experience design says to ecclesiology

April 18th, 2011

One of the things I love most about theology is ecclesiology, the study of the church and how it lives with God in the world.

I saw nuance on the internet last night

March 15th, 2011

As you may know, Rob Bell has a new book that just came out.

“Where do we go from here?” on King’s birthday

January 15th, 2011

Since I started blogging I have planned to write something for the Martin Luther King holiday, but I'm finally getting to it this year, and want to publish today, on his birthday.

Holidays, civil religion, and injustice

November 27th, 2010

In light of Thanksgiving yesterday, Black Friday today, and the upcoming Advent and Christmas seasons, and maybe to a greater extent than normal because of the impending birth of our first child, I've been thinking about the connections between these holiday seasons, our prevailing civil religion, and injustice.

Ballydowse and 9/11

September 11th, 2010

Since I started this blog in 2007, I haven't written a specific 9/11-oriented post on one of the anniversaries that have passed since then.

How God works in the world

August 19th, 2010

I don't spend a whole lot of time around mainstream evangelicals or Pentecostals these days.

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Jonathan Stegall is a web designer and emergent / emerging follower of Jesus currently living in Atlanta, seeking to abide in the creative tension between theology, spirituality, design, and justice.