The comment below just came in relating to the youtube video above …

Although I can no longer describe myself as a “Christian” (because so much of what generally passes for “Christianity” in my country is, frankly, offensive to the work of Christ), I do sincerely appreciate what Brian McLaren is saying here.
And I hope more people will listen to him.

This resonates with a conversation Tim King and I had yesterday … about the increasing numbers of people calling themselves post-Christian. By this they don’t mean pre-Christian, or non-Christian, but something else and something more than what the word Christian commonly means to people: judgmental, exclusive, characterized by religious supremacy, pro-war, anti-poor, anti-environment, anti-gay, ingrown, and culture-war-ish. All this brings another youtube video to mind, based on a song I wrote (with Aaron Strumpel):