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The Top Theology Books of 2017

The Top Theology Books of 2017

Were you given an Amazon or Barnes and Noble gift card, but don’t know what to spend it on? Or perhaps you’re a bibliophile like me and have an insatiable appetite for the latest and greatest theology books. In either case, I’ve got just the list for you: the top Mockingbird theology books from 2017. […]

Stop, Look and Listen, Baby! The King Goes Rubberneckin'

Stop, Look and Listen, Baby! The King Goes Rubberneckin’

I realized the other day that we’ve talked far too little on this site about Elvis Presley. I hereby pledge to do my best to rectify the situation. After all, we do believe that God became (Tiger) Man… Elvis has one of the more powerful and extensive (and underrated) Gospel catalogues around, but that’s not […]

Pensacola Mini-Conference Round-Up (Audio and Text Files) - UPDATED

Pensacola Mini-Conference Round-Up (Audio and Text Files) – UPDATED

A major thank you to everyone who was involved with our first ever mini-conference at the end of January. About 60 of us gathered for 36 hours at the beautiful Christ Episcopal Church in Pensacola, FL, to hear about “God’s Grace In A World Of Glory”. It was a blast! The conference opened with dinner […]

Mini-Conference in Pictures

Mini-Conference in Pictures

Thanks to all who made this conference such a success! Our speakers: Mark Mattes, Gil Kracke & David ZahlOur clergy: Neal Goldsborough & Tim BackusOur staff: Jenni Boyden & Kerry HualOur volunteers: Jim Boyden, Leann Nowak, Bonnie Benz, Dina Stackhouse, & Karla BarkleyOur caterers: Kathy & Kirby Smith And, of course, all of you who […]

Pensacola Mini-Conference - THIS WEEK!

Pensacola Mini-Conference – THIS WEEK!

Final reminder: our first ever mini-conference happens this Friday and Saturday at Christ Church in Pensacola, FL. The illustrious Dr. Mark Mattes will be our speaker, and there will also be breakout sessions from Jeff Hual, Gil Kracke and David Zahl. To view our full-length invitation, click here. For more details, or to register, please […]

REMINDER: Mini-Conference in Florida! Jan 29-30th

REMINDER: Mini-Conference in Florida! Jan 29-30th

A few more details about the upcoming mini-conference in Pensacola later this month. Our gracious hosts at Christ Church, led by our very own Jeff “Mr Christmas” Hual, have put up an ultra-informative “microsite” about all things conference-related, which you should all visit post-haste. When you do, you will discover a number of exciting facts, […]

Mockingbird Mini-Conference Details

Mockingbird Mini-Conference Details

This January 29th and 30th, please join Christ Church Parish and Mockingbird Ministries in Pensacola, Florida as we explore the theme, “God’s Grace in a World of Glory”. Together with our speakers Dr. Mark Mattes and David Zahl, we’ll delve into the theological and cultural underpinnings of how God’s forgiveness finds and transforms us even […]

SAVE THE DATE: Mockingbird Mini-Conference in Pensacola, FL! Jan 29-30th, 2010

SAVE THE DATE: Mockingbird Mini-Conference in Pensacola, FL! Jan 29-30th, 2010

Calling all Mockingbirds in the Southeast – in conjunction with Christ Church Pensacola, we are proud to announce our first ever mini-conference! The event takes place Friday 1/29 – Saturday 1/30 in Pensacola, FL (18 W. Wright St, Pensacola) and will feature talks from none other than Dr. Mark Mattes. The theme will be “God’s […]

Love Doesn't Justify; Faith does: an interview with Dr. Mark Mattes

Love Doesn’t Justify; Faith does: an interview with Dr. Mark Mattes

Regular readers of our blog will, no doubt, be familiar with the deep thoughts of our favorite philosopher-hunter, David Browder. Recently, he forwarded me a discussion that he had been havingwith one of our heroes, Dr. Mark Mattes, who gave these addresses at our first-ever Mockingbird conference in 2008 and is the author of the […]

Slightly Expanded And Significantly More Organized Conference Book Table List

Slightly Expanded And Significantly More Organized Conference Book Table List

Here’s the full list plus a couple of relevant additions, linked to sites where they can be purchased. Although everything comes highly recommended, this is by no means meant to be a definitive list (stay tuned…). For the sake of newcomers we have divided the non-fiction into three itunes-inspired categories: Basics, Next Steps and Deep […]

Can't See the Forest for the Blogs. . .

Can’t See the Forest for the Blogs. . .

When trying to compile a list of my favorite theological blogs, I ran into an immediate problem: I don’t actually read that many! One reason for this is that I am able to have a “one-stop-shopping” approach to blog consumption due to the fact that almost all of the people that I’m interested in reading […]

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

When I had the idea of writing a series on the “New Perspective,” I initially thought that it would be a group of posts about its intricacies and arguments, how it distorts and misunderstands the Gospel. But then I realized – it’s simply not that interesting. That’s not to say that the New Perspective is […]