Articles By: Jordan Green

Interview with Dan Gibson, John Pattison and Jordan Green

Interview with Dan Gibson, John Pattison and Jordan Green
We warned you we’d be pimping this book thing pretty hard.  If you didn’t get the memo, the three of us wrote a book called Besides the Bible – 100 Books That Have, Should, or Will Change Christian Culture.  It’s being heralded the greatest book about books ever written, or...
December 2nd, 2010 | Books, Burnside Sells Out, Featured | Read More

BtB Excerpt – The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, by Mark Noll

BtB Excerpt – The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, by Mark Noll
(Editor’s Note: Remember that marketing onslaught I told you about?  Here’s the first salvo: Dan Gibson’s essay on Mark Noll’s The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind.  You can learn more about our book, Besides the Bible, here and here.  You can buy it here.) As a writer, I always...
October 15th, 2010 | Books, Burnside Sells Out, Featured | Read More

Looking Into Our Parallel Universe: An Interview With Daniel Radosh

Looking Into Our Parallel Universe:  An Interview With Daniel Radosh
I feel like it should be mentioned up front that Daniel Radosh was an editor at my favorite magazine of all time – Spy - and last year joined the staff of what is becoming one of my favorite TV shows of all time – The Daily Show.  With a bio that includes those powerhouses of sarcastic,...
March 25th, 2010 | Books, Featured | Read More

Why Is Mark Driscoll Such A Jerk?

Why Is Mark Driscoll Such A Jerk?
If you weren’t already aware, Mark Driscoll is the pastor of one of the fastest growing, most exciting, kick-ass churches in America (Mars Hill in Seattle, not to be confused with Rob Bell’s Mars Hill outside Grand Rapids, because you should never, ever confuse the two), he’ll tell...
September 22nd, 2009 | Books, Featured | Read More

Critics Gone Wild

Critics Gone Wild
I like Derek Webb a lot. He’s a truly creative guy, working in and around the fringes of Christian music, a genre that doesn’t exactly prize “the artist” often. I met him briefly when he was touring during his first round with Caedmon’s Call (a band Webb announced he will...
September 13th, 2009 | Music | Read More

Beirut/Real People – March of the Zapotec EP/Holland EP

The first few weeks of the year are generally a bit dull in the music world. The emphasis sales-wise is obviously the holiday season, and labels are content to let their big 2008 releases coast for awhile into the new year running on momentum and iTunes gift cards. Last year, it wasn’t until...
January 26th, 2009 | Music | Read More

Great Christian Music: The Youtube Edition

With competitors like Hulu and MTVMusic.com stealing some of its thunder, it’s a little difficult to find the time to really appreciate YouTube like we should. Sure, it’s not like the golden days when copyright laws went out the window and anything you could possibly want to watch was on...
January 5th, 2009 | Great Christian Music | Read More

Burnside End-of-the-Year List SPECTACULAR!

Top 10 lists are awesome, but they’re also cliche, so we thought we’d take a different angle this year, come up with a random array, and mash it all together. Hope you enjoy: — The Top Five Albums By Portland Artists In 2008 by Jordan Green Last year, Portland’s music scene...
January 5th, 2009 | Music | Read More

Great Christian Music: Best of 2008

Of course, since it’s the end of the year, everyone has to pipe in with their favorite albums of the year. While I was a bit critical of their list at the day job, you have to give Patrol Magazine some credit for trying to break down the ridiculous wall between the music of mainstream Christian...
December 22nd, 2008 | Great Christian Music | Read More

Brooke Fraser – Albertine

It’s that time of the year when nearly every website, magazine, television show or semi-regular tent meeting comes up with a list to try to capture what just happened over the last twelve months. The music press seem to be the worst culprits with hundreds of media outlets expressing their opinion...
December 15th, 2008 | Music | Read More