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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...

Water Day: Movements That Change the World

Today is water day…and I want to be part of a water movement that brings clean water to every person on the globe. Why? Because it’s a compelling cause: –The water crisis is at the heart of a daily emergency faced by a billion of the world’s most vulnerable people–a...

The Language of Movement Building: Think Pink!

We spend several sessions discussing the “language of leadership” at our Gettysburg “If Properly Led” Conferences, arguing that the leader has a “palette” of words by which he paints visions in people’s minds. Our primary...

Eric Swanson on Movements, Kingdom Thinking and Domains

Eric posted some excellent reflections on “Rethinking Campus Ministry–Everyone Sent” — provocative stuff. For example, here’s a excerpt turning our normal approach of “moving with movers” on it’s head: My observation is...

Tim Keller: On Movements

On September 30th, in New York City, several organizations are hosting “a gathering of leaders to catalyze Gospel Movements in their cities.” It’s called Movement Day. I’m hoping to be there. Tim Keller, Bill Hybels, Brenda Salter McNeil and...