Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

John Howard Yoder on What it Means to be Missional

Cross

the cross Originally uploaded by noe_carrillo “The political novelty that God brings into the world is a community of those who serve instead of ruling, who suffer instead of inflicting suffering, whose fellowship crosses social lines instead of reinforcing them. … Continue reading

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God Calls Us to Advocate for Social Change by “Appealing to Caesar” – Part VIII

A guest post by Ben Dudley If you haven’t read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI or Part VII yet, check those out first. Conclusion As I set out to support the thesis that … Continue reading

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God Calls Us to Advocate for Social Change by “Appealing to Caesar” – Part IV

A guest post by Ben Dudley If you haven’t read Part I,  Part II or Part III yet, check those out first. The OT: Part II – Esther 4:12-17 The story of Esther and Mordecai is one of my favorite … Continue reading

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The Political Novelty of God

“The political novelty that God brings into the world is a community of those who serve instead of ruling, who suffer instead of inflicting suffering, whose fellowship crosses the lines instead of reinforcing them. This new Christian community in which … Continue reading

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The Role of the Church

Originally uploaded by California Cthulhu The role of the church is to cultivate people who “can risk being peaceful in a violence world, risk being kind in a competitive world, risk being faithful in an age of cynicism, risk being … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – A More Human(e) Way – Part XII

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk You can check out the outline to connect to the previous sections of this essay. We are in the seventh part of the second section … Continue reading

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David Fitch on The Good News

This entry is a part of an on-going blog series called The Good News, which is taking place throughout the Easter Season, from Easter to Pentecost. A full list of the contributors can be found here. David’s local newspaper is … Continue reading

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My Top 20 Reads in 2008

I Love Books Originally uploaded by Weeping-Willow I was able to read a number of books this past year, so as we are ending the year, I thought I would pass on the top 20 books that I read in … Continue reading

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A Primer on Today’s Missional Church

The Sower - Vincent Van Gogh

With the buzz about the missional church, and a the desire to acquaint people in the congregations I serve on the topic, I decided to write a primer on today’s missional church. A primer is designed to introduce someone to … Continue reading

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