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'This is Not a Holy Book!'

“The great missionary bishop Lesslie Newbigin gave a Bible to an erudite Hindu friend. A few weeks later the friend returned the Bible complaining, ‚ÄúThis is not a religious book. 26 more words

Lesslie Newbigin: "Our goal is the holy city, the New Jerusalem"

“ is not our goal, great as that is. . . . Our goal is the holy city, the New Jerusalem, a perfect fellowship in which God reigns in every heart, and his children rejoice together in his love and joy. 110 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Nature knows no ethics

There is a very long history to remind us of what happens when nature is our ultimate point of reference . . . . Nature knows no ethics. 17 more words

Morality

Motive for Mission

I think that the deepest motive
for mission is simply the desire
to be with Jesus where he is,
on the frontier between the
reign of God and the usurped… 6 more words

Kingdom Of God

Reason is not Neutral

There is a common belief that Reason is an independent and neutral source of knowledge. It has truths or information which it provides to an individual. 546 more words

Theology