Archives for Jan 27, 2009 @ 14:00

Churches and Justice Ministries

A friend writes to ask about how missional and emerging churches and gatherings and groups are doing when it comes to justice ministries. She is doing some work on this theme and I’d like to know some reports out there of what is happening. It might be best to begin with a definition that expresses [Read More…]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 62

Peter says something in chp 4 about the gospel that has perplexed many for centuries: 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to men in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit. [Read More…]

Intellectual Integrity and Faith? 1 (RJS)

One of the serious challenges facing many in our church today – in fact our church for the last couple centuries – is the interaction between reason and faith.  How can we reconcile our increasingly sophisticated knowledge of history, of science, of anthropology, and even of the Bible itself, with the faith of our fathers?  [Read More…]


Our book on fasting is now available. We worked on this book for about a year; it is one of the volumes in Nelson’s The Ancient Practices Series. Phyllis Tickle is the General Editor and other volumes now available are by Brian McLaren and Robert Benson. I hope you can find a way to use [Read More…]