Help me with Custom Post Types, WordPress! Please!

I realize that any given plugin are not “RESPONSIBLE” for problems that derive from what is really WordPress core.  I posted here and in CPT UI only because I knew a key person in the CPT UI team, and they put me in touch with one of the other key people there.  That’s a great plugin, BTW.  Been using it Continue Reading

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The “lifted people out of poverty” rationalization

from “From Nature to Creation (The Church and Postmodern Culture): A Christian Vision for Understanding and Loving Our World” by Norman Wirzba – “The argument that we are doing poor people a favor by providing them cheap food loses its luster when we acknowledge that it is precisely the poor around the world who bear a disproportionate share of the Continue Reading

Why EcoEcclesia is also an OccupyTheology exercise

This post comes at the relationship between EcoEcclesia and OccupyTheology from opposite sides from the previous post.  In the previous post,  I reflected a bit upon why the Climate movement is like the Occupy movement,  springing from similar and related sets of causes (the oligarchy’s continuous drive to further consolidate power and economic stranglehold.   From another angle,  OccupyTheology is Continue Reading

Why EcoEcclesia is also OccupyTheology

I just created a post type in WordPress for EcoEcclesia.  EcoEcclesia , however,  is also OccupyTheology,  since I contend that it requires an action of “Occupying” the theologies, economies,  and spaces of the status quo to ensure that a fundamental questioning must take place.  The status quo which brought about the call to “Occupy” is no longer tenable,  and that Continue Reading

New WordPress Post Type: EcoEcclesia

In keeping with my conviction that EcoEcclesia calls for a re-orienting of Christian theology into a “Creation Crisis”mode,  I have created a new “Post Type” in my WordPress blog entitled “EcoEcclesia”.  I will go back , at some point and add that post type to the scores of “OccupyTheology” types I have assigned to the vast majority of the posts Continue Reading

Raise our UMC voices!

I commented briefly under this article, posted to the United Methodist News Service Facebook  page,  and linked to this blog post for a longer reflection and call to action. So here is the longer version: This is SO good to see, one level. On another level,  I have been deeply concerned about the silence of the churches, most of all, our Continue Reading