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All our zeal in penultimate

Walter Brueggemann, Professor of Old Testament, argues that the tension between “evangelism” and “social action” grows out of a deep misunderstanding. To posit tension between evangelism and social action amounts to a deep distortion of both and is in the end a phony...

Subverting the Status Quo

I’ve been reading Walter Brueggemann’s Deep Memory, Exuberant Hope. I love the way he looks at the “thickness of the text.” He argues that the preachers and teachers of the gospel are to “invite, empower and equip the community to...

Haiti’s Blogging Hiatus

Got busy with our efforts at Kingdom change in Haiti; forced into a blogging hiatus on “movement building.”  Still reflecting on the lessons of “movements” and helping bring Kingdom change to Haiti…hope to comment soon. I’ve...

An Unshaken Haiti

Love this video; love how Scott Harrison and the folks at charity:water are building a movement around water. We have much to learn from them on the blending of gospel words and deeds. I really like the line where the Haitians’ say …. we are ready to give...

Kindle the Missional Imagination

“The imagination is how things get done. You have to cultivate creativity.”-Russell Simmons How do we lead faculty and students to engage mission as a way of life? As movement leaders, we’re always in the process of directing our movement’s...