About drdlpenwell
Derek Penwell is senior pastor of Douglass Boulevard Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Louisville, Kentucky and lecturer at the University of Louisville in Religious Studies and Humanities. He is the author of articles ranging from Stone/Campbell history to aesthetic theory and the tragic emotions. He is a graduate of Great Lakes Christian College (B,R.E.), Emmanuel School of Religion (M.A.R.), Lexington Theological Seminary (M.Div. and D.Min.), and a Ph.D. in humanities at the University of Louisville. He currently blogs at The Company of the Eudaimon (http://drdlpenwell.wordpress.com), [D]mergent (http://dmergent.org) and on Twitter at @reseudaimon.
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  • 27 Dec 2011
    Why Millennials Are Leaving the Church
    The church where I serve made a decision this past year to support its ministers in refusing to sign marriage licenses until the rights of marriage could be conferred upon LGTBQ couples. The decision brought national attention–the overwhelming majority of which was positive. One group in particular who responded to...
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  • 01 Nov 2011
    Religious But Not Spiritual
    Question: Isn’t, “I’m spiritual but not religious,” saying something like, “I love communication; I’m just not that into language?” I realize that this is probably going to unnecessarily hack off some people who ordinarily like some of the things I say. But, it seems important to talk through anyway. Talk....
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