Theology

Is God a Helpless Parent?

Maisie has been really sick the past few days, and thankfully she’s feeling better now. Two nights ago we had one of the most difficult nights that we’ve had as parents. She had a high fever, headache, and was throwing up…all symptoms that parents don’t like for their little ones to have. We called our…

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Wes White on Shalom at our Leadership Summit

Dr. Wes White is a friend and fellow church planter in Glasgow, Scotland. This is the end of his talk for the Missional Theology track at our Leadership Summit. I greatly appreciate Wes’ heart for people, his ability to articulate big truths, explanation of what means to live out shalom, and his patience for people…

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Good thoughts on Movement/Missional Stuff by Rob

the drum|rob fairbanks: Living Into Movement – Pt 2 – Being a Missional Community This is part 2 of a post that my friend and president of Christian Associates has been writing on Movements. It’s worth a thought or a reminder. If you don’t care about ‘churchy’ stuff it might be boring, but at the…

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Remember the days when…

Remember the days when the simplicity of the Gospel was protected, taught, and fought for? Remember the days when leaders would rather stand alone with the Gospel, than stand in a crowed with a shade of it? I read Galatians this morning and let’s just say…Paul really brings the pain here. Not in a, “You…

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Hope That Changes Everything

I have been doing a lot of reflecting as we’ve been coming up on Easter. In a lot of church circles, people have rediscovered traditional ways of preparing for Easter…namely Lent. I’ve tried to do lent, but usually forget what it is I’m fasting from until I’m half way through some fries or a glass…

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When a book is loved…

I got this book in the mail from Amazon.fr two weeks ago and I’ve not been able to stop reading it. Two pages into it I decided to not write in the margins or do the underlining thing because I know that I’ll be reading it again…I wanted to save the graffiti for round two.…

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