Monstrous Revolutions and the Coming Winter

This may be the weirdest thing I've ever done. I was asked to give the keynote at GAiN, with the topic: ’Re:formation, Re:volution.’ Thinking outside the box, I decided to talk about Luther’s Mönchkalb and papal-ass, and about Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox. Blending Monster Theory and Ecclesiology, accompanied with some close readings of Mr. Fox, I drew some—hopefully interesting—applications for the contemporary Adventist church. (more…)

By Tom de Bruin, ago


As part of our communication strategy we have record vlogs our core values: Optimism, Service, Quality of Life. Here’s my (Dutch) vlog on Quality of Life.

By Tom de Bruin, ago

Connecting with Today’s Culture

GAIN//EUROPE is a demonational communication conference. I spoke on communicating in a post-postmodern world. There’s another GAIN//EUROPE in 2015, I will be speaking there again, on Theological Storytelling for the Contemporary World.

By Tom de Bruin, ago