Category Archives: Theology

Hope, Gracious Hospitality, Friendship & Love.

I need you to see something: Do you see it? How about here: Do you see now? How about here: It looks like hope, doesn’t it? It looks a lot like hospitality, welcoming and embracing the stranger with the welcoming embrace of Christ. If you look … Continue reading

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Embracing Peter

Peter has held out his hand to God’s people a few times before just to have them push it away. At least that is what it felt like when the last two churches asked Peter and his friends to leave … Continue reading

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Raising A Racist Who Loves His Wife Well

A thought came to me a few years back not soon after my son was born. You could say it was a moment when all my hopes and dreams crashed head-on with the reality of my faith as Jesus’ disciple and … Continue reading

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A Teaching That Doesn’t Sit Well Among American Christians

Love your enemies! Do good to them. Lend to them without expecting to be repaid. Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for he is kind … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Missiology and the Romanticism of Missional Living (Part 2 of 2)

As to what I meant in the first post concerning the “gritty, ancient ordinariness of missional living.” I will tackle this with two answers, a “bible-answer” and some reflections from my personal journey. “Bible answer” first. I think you could go … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Missiology and the Romanticism of Missional Living (Part 1 of 2)

There is no doubt that complacency runs rampant in the North American Church. This has spurred on a call to missional renewal and greater faithfulness to rediscover the way of Jesus. However, I wonder how much of the current rhetoric … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church (Guest post 1 of 3 by Living Bread Ministries founder & president, Patrick Hubbard)

This is the first of three great posts by my friend Patrick Hubbard. Patrick brings a unique perspective because of the ministry he serves in and leads: Living Bread Ministries. LBM is a movement dedicated to planting interdependent missional churches–more … Continue reading

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