In this issue of the Journal we want to turn our attention to hearing God particularly through encounter and sharing stories, drawing on the resource of Journal stories and the practices of action and reflection. Sally Mann was a storyteller for the journal, and she describes...
My years in church leadership, teaching, and consulting, along with a degree in education, have always focused on how we learn. There have been times when I was inspired by a compelling theory or new data, and I have seen others who also showed interest and voiced intent around new possibilities, but two things stand out...
Although Joseph Omoragbon and Fred Liggin are church pastors, both see their primary role to be that of missionary to their community. In most other ways they are different. Fred is a white American working in Southern United States. Joseph is a Nigerian immigrant, a pastor and church planter with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, serving in North East England... This video conversation explores how they both hear the call of God.
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Recently I was sitting with friends on the back-deck when the topic of neo-liberalism came up. The conversation caused me reflect again about the Christian response to this massive social and cultural unravelling too many of us are experiencing. Why isn’t there a Christian counter movement for the protection of society from neo-liberalism?
The theme of Freeman’s book is dissent and its critical place in both the formation and thriving of democracy. He focuses on three of the early pioneers of this dissent in 17th and 18th century British social life, that period of time when England was thrust into social upheaval...