Church in Mission: Culture and Jesus The Missionary Pt 2.
This post is a part of a series where I am addressing the churchs mission as it pertains (or doesnt) to relevancy within culture. I am trying to build the majority of discussion around John Howard Yoders work in his For the Nations.” Series contents | Introduction | Part Two | Part Three | Part […]
Some Problems with Online Christian Communities | And Why You Should Stay Away
Online communities continue to grow Myspace, Virb, Facebook, delicious, flickr, twitter, digg, 30boxes, box.net, etc, etc, all offer a way for people to share and stay in touch. I personally like the attention web 2.0 companies have paid to making the web more interactive in this way. I use many of the services above, and […]
Towards a Post-Foundationalist Quaker Theology: Slavoj Zizek, Quietism and Pink Dandelion
Accepting the whole of a tradition and not just the parts I found Slavoj Zizeks opening to his book The Fragile Absolute, to be instructive for a present day study of Quaker theology. He begins by presenting the challenge of two choices: How is a Marxist to counter all the various thoughts” of the post-modern […]
Trends within the Convergent Friends Conversation
Last week I went to a Friends conference (FWCC) in Rhode Island, and have already talked about it at some length. But the point of this short post was to point out a number of trends, or characteristics that I saw beginning to frame the overall conversation of convergent Friends.
Making Our Homes Centers of Missional Activity
My good friend and collegue JR Rozko recently wrote an article for Mere Mission called Missional Home Makers.