Tag: theological reflections
Loving Ourselves To Death? A Theological Reflection of Jesus, Self-Love and Modernity
[This is cross-posted from the BYM blog] In the context of talking about Quaker work, one of our sessions yesterday, something was said about loving ourselves before we can love others. In this dualistic perspective the inward comes before the outward and there is no room for a circular interplay between the two. Jesus was […]
Allelon: Video Interview with Ryan Bolger on Emerging and Missional Churches
There is great half-hour video of my PhD advisor, Ryan Bolger, where he discusses what emerging churches and missional churches are. During the interview he discusses with Alan Roxburgh of Allelon, and author of the Sky is Falling, some of the major points of similarities, differences, and some possible connecting points of these two movements.
Marquee: Emerging Approaches to Church Leadership (And The Fading Ones Too)
In our class on The Emerging Church, we spend a good amount of time talking about what leadership looks like, and what it doesn’t because these questions tend to be pretty pressing for seminary students planning on going into the ministry upon graduation. The missional and emerging churches, along with an assortment of anabaptist, radical […]
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.