MISSIONAL”: The word when it describes everything, describes nothing. If...– Alan Hirsch
Changing the Conversation: Nurturing a Third Way... →
Robinson suggests a “new way” for congregations to begin to think and be—that goes beyond the polarizing conversations in our rapidly changing world. He suggests that we can nurture this “new way” by encouraging new conversations around 10 themes. Good stuff!
The Exchange May 2011 - The Missional Manifesto — Ed Stetzer interviews Guest Alan Hirsch. These are two key thinkers in the missional conversation, and this dialog is well-worth the time.
Religious belief is human nature, huge new study... →
News article reporting the findings of a large Oxford University international study, directed by Professors Roger Trigg and Justin Barrett.
A Short History of the KJV (by St Helen’s Church). This year is the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, so it is an important time to review the history of this most famous of all the English translations.
THE MERCY PROJECT [Sex Trafficking in Colorado] (by Brandon Lied). While this video is essentially a promo for The Mercy Project in Colorado, it is also a great example of both one organization’s response to a major justice issue, AND a great communication piece about it.
Soma Communities - Tacoma, WA (by Verge Network) — Great example of a missional community.
‘Kingdom come: The public meaning of the Gospels’... →
This long article (originally a lecture given to the Society of Biblical Literature) outlines a biblically faithful approach to public and political life.
two worlds -- Roxanne Engstrom →
Jason and Roxi, along with their two adorable little girls, live in Zanzibar (island in Tanzania, Africa). Recently, because of a difficult health issue with their youngest, they had to come “home” to the States for a couple of months. This reflection on what it’s like to bridge two worlds—and what can be learned—is definitely worth the read (as is almost everything...