Author Archives: Mary Publicover
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...
Our Think Tank for 2018 took place at the end of the Summer on the mountain edge of a beautiful city. Here are some first reflections from our few days together. We were a group of nine: Mark Lau Branson, Harvey Kwiyani, Sally Mann, Mary Publicover, Martin Robinson, Alan Roxburgh, Sara Jane Walker, Fiona Watts and Paul Weston.
At this year’s Think Tank, step by step, our well-advanced plans for the next issue of Journal of Missional Practice were demolished. Our original plan had been towards an issue on ‘Hope in an Age of Anxiety’, but our conversations at our Vancouver gathering pushed us in quite a different direction.
Use these questions to guide your thoughts as you dwell in these stories, and reflect on your own story. We’d love to hear about your thoughts and experience and if possible to share your discoveries with others. We would like to publish some responses in full in the journal, widening and deepening our learning community.
Four of the stories included here were first shared at the Inhabit UK  conference in Birmingham UK, in October 2014. This conference has become an annual event in Seattle, the result of a partnership between the Parish Collective and the Seattle School...Read more