Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

Theology at the Theater: Watching Film as a Communal Spiritual Discipline – Part 3

I’m looking forward to attending Sundance again this year and in light of that I am continuing my series on Theology at the Theater. If you need to catch up with the series, you can check out Part 1 and … Continue reading

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A Missional View of the Doctrine of Election – The Series

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How a Robust View of Election Leads to a Holistic Gospel and Meaningful Missional Engagement The basic goal of this series of posts is to demonstrate that as we recover a missional view of election, with the help of Lesslie … Continue reading

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Into the Dark by Craig Detweiler – A Book Review

We walk into the Cinema, the lights are dim, and then it gets dark. The screen lights up with a dark film, a romantic comedy, a drama or fantasy where the Divine can shed light on our communities, our deepest … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – Part IV

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk Check out the outline, introduction and the philosophical reasons for separation first, as we continue to look at the question, is is more Human(e) to … Continue reading

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Choice Blog Entries – Moltmann, Leadership, Simplicity

.cristaleira. Originally uploaded by !marc There is a lot of rich reading in the blogosphere, but here are my three choice blog entries for this week. Moltmann Reflections 1 I had bought a ticket to go hear Moltmann in Chicago … Continue reading

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