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Why I don't talk a lot about feminism, and why I should

It’s been quite some time since I’ve blogged two days in a row, but I just couldn’t not join this week’s synchro-blog on faith and feminism. 952 more words

Jesus

Writing FAQ: so how is the book doing now?

I never know how to answer this question: so how is the book doing?

As I’m all too aware, there’s always another book that’s doing better. 775 more words

Writing

Cultivating Spiritual Practices

I was delighted to lead two seminars at this year’s Mennonite Church Canada Assembly in Winnipeg. Cultivating Spiritual Practices was the title suggested to me by Assembly organizers, but the sessions might just as well have been called… 727 more words

Spiritual Practice

Presbyterians to divest holdings which aid Apartheid Israel

After passionate debate over how best to help break the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted on Friday at its general convention to divest from three companies that it says supply Israel with equipment used in the occupation of Palestinian territory.

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Crime

Toward Racial Reconciliation: Reflection & Practice

Last week I took part in my first-ever Google Hangout — #MennoNerds on Race, Mutuality, and Anabaptist Community.

I was initially nervous because race is such a sensitive topic, and the technology and other panelists were relatively new to me, but I was actually able to enjoy myself, nerves and all! 1,063 more words

Spiritual Practice

Can an "Established" Church be Missional?

I appreciate the video above as a quick way of explaining the missional church — people empowered and encouraged to be the church in their community, following Jesus and bearing witness to him wherever they work, play, and live. 755 more words

Scripture

I am an Anabaptist, too

I’ve written about my online communities before, first here and then here and here, each represented by a badge in the footer of my blog and each with its own unique emphasis. 1,133 more words

Church And Ministry