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Re-viewing Nooma (How to use Nooma)

Nooma is by Flannel and currently features Rob Bell. Greg Gilbert, of 9 Marks, is not a fan of the short films (part 1, part 2, part 3). With Gilbert’s review as a point of contact, and following this consideration of postmodernism, here is a reflection on viewer assumptions and story, and how we […]

Missing the boat on postmodernism

Postmodernism is big news.  We Christians, with our commitment to truth, have rightly sat up and taken notice.  I went through undergrad reading books with titles like The Death of Truth and Truth Decay.  But I’ve become increasingly unhappy with some responses to postmodernism.  There is now a wide range […]

Which bridge?

Two of the most controversial and prominent figures in evangelical Christianity are Rob Bell (of NOOMA fame) and Mark Driscoll. Both emphasise the importance of engaging with culture, ‘building bridges’ with unbelievers – both have called their churches ‘Mars Hill’ after Paul’s encounter in Acts 17. Yet they have very […]