Living the Jesus Ethic

Robin Meyers is the type of pastor and teacher who makes good teaching great by incorporating a strong call to action.  In a recent video interview on being a follower of Jesus he explained that being a follower of Jesus is always about getting out of heads and into our whole beings - so that when we are doing things in the world people see that we've integrated the thoughts that we have about the Jesus' ethic, and that we are practicing it in the world. So What? Authenticity.  Read More …

October Book Recommendations

After years of writing hundreds of book reviews, I shifted to monthly book recommendation lists some time ago when my life responsibilities made the work of full length book reviews difficult.  In response to a more recent life shift, I present this month's list as the final edition in this format. (5+) Grounded: Finding God in the World-A Spiritual Revolution by Diana Butler Bass (HarperOne, 2015) (5.0) Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing by Reba Riley (Howard Read More …

Not Revolutionary Enough

Evan Woodson, a senior at Oklahoma State University, recently wrote an editorial for his university's student newspaper about how his college experiences have helped him come to recognize that the common suburban understanding of Christianity isn't as revolutionary as it should be.  While his whole story is well worth the read, Woodson's questions are ones that must be answered by each person who seeks to follow the way of Jesus: How did we get to a point where everyone we sit by at church Read More …

Review of the Underground Church

Meet the Author Since 1985, Robin R. Meyers has served as the Senior Minister of the 750 member Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City, which has been recognized as the fastest growing  United Church of Christ congregation in the Kansas-Oklahoma Conference.  In addition, he serves as a tenured professor of rhetoric in the Department of Philosophy at Oklahoma City University.  Meyers has written five books in the last decade, including The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Read More …