Together for the Common Good was written by an Anglican priest and a Roman Catholic priest and is part of a wider conversation. Both the book and the conversation are a product of discussions, meetings, action and prayer which seek to encourage people to work together towards change for the common good by overcoming differences, growing in respect for each other, as well as by learning from different cultural and religious traditions.
Sixteen years after the death of missionary bishop Lesslie Newbigin, Paul Weston offers a retrospective of his contribution to missionary theology and assesses his continuing relevance for the church’s mission to Western culture. He backs the view that Newbigin’s work...Read more
In the missional conversation, there has been a lot of talk about the need for a new imagination in the church but less attention to how imagination is actually formed and how we might get there. This paper will examine the bodily formation of imagination and will suggest that Jesus was on to something vital when he sent his disciples two by two to be hosted by Samaritans...
The Fresh Expressions initiative began as a result of the publication of the Church of England report ‘Mission-Shaped Church’. It developed as a partnership between the Church of England and the British Methodist Church, and now includes the United Reformed...Read more
The Missional Network places a high value on discerning God in our neighbourhood contexts. But how do we rediscover our place within that context and why has that rediscovery become necessary? Martin traces the story of a lost connection. He suggests resources to protect the health of a renewed engagement that reside deep within our identity as the people of God...