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Jewels from Festival of Faith & Writing

The Festival of Faith & Writing was short on tulips this year, but still rich in jewels from writers of many kinds.  Some glints from the riches: 262 more words


Missional Tweets for Your Friday

Re-imagine the church "as 'oikos' – an extended family on mission, where everyone contributes & everyone is supported." #fb

— Edrin C. Williams (@edrinwilliams) April 8, 2014…

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Public faith: links to some challenging ideas from Rethinking2014

As I’ve expressed in two previous posts, I am still processing many ideas from the Rethinking Conference in Sydney 3 weeks ago. It seems I am not the only one! 591 more words


Asylum Seeker Policy, Miroslav Volf, and the Will to Embrace

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to attend a conference headlined by Miroslav Volf.

The man is extraordinary.

It’s not only his piercing insight and profound wisdom, but also the way he models the message that’s so impressive. 1,955 more words


Further reflections from Rethinking2014: Richard Johnson and public faith

As previously noted, I really enjoyed the Rethinking Conference in Sydney a couple of weeks ago. It provided plenty of food for thought. Someone I learned a bit about was Australia’s first “public Christian”, Richard Johnson. 916 more words


The Distinctive Christian Shaping of Forgiveness

Rev Dr Stephen Spence
Being victimized is a common human experience and the desire for revenge is just as common a human experience. But history and personal experience has taught us that revenge doesn’t contribute to the creation of a new, healthier community; revenge looks to the past and so destroys the future. 593 more words