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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


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

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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


Newbigin on the Open Secret of Gospel Stewardship

One of the most common metaphors used in the New Testament to describe the relation of the church to the gospel is that of stewardship. The church, and especially those called to any kind of leadership in the church, are servants entrusted with that which is not their property but is the property of their Lord.

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Lesslie Newbigin (Part 2)

I’m taking a couple of days to pull out some quotes from an article on Lesslie Newbigin by Tim Suttle. Newbigin comes up a lot here because, well, the whole missional theology movement owes a lot to his application of mission to the life of the church and his understanding of mission as being at the very heart of God. 314 more words