Tag Archives: missional

Mission & the Triune God (paper & response, open to the public)

Hey fellow pastors, church leaders, and theological thinkers in the Winnipeg and Steinbach (and broader Hanover) areas. Come on out to Providence tomorrow to stimulate your mind and be refreshed, meet with others, and discuss your thoughts. Perhaps join us … Continue reading

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Encouraging words from Carl Braaten about my book

“The theme of this book is that a theologically adequate doctrine of the church presupposes an equally adequate doctrine of the human person. The meaning of being human has a decisive bearing on the meaning of being church. This insight … Continue reading

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My “Prov Talk”: Being Human, Being Church

Here is my recent “Prov Talk” on Being Human, Being Church (click the link below):

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A Masai Creed

I came across this Masai creed today and thought I’d share it. A beautiful example of the universality of the gospel expressed through the particularity of Masai tradition and culture. Here it is: We believe in the one High God, … Continue reading

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Available Next Week!

“This book calls exactly for what evangelicalism needs in order to reinvent itself: a return to the incarnation as the foundation for a robust ecclesiology based on a Christ-centered anthropology. It is my belief that Christianity will regain its experiential and … Continue reading

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Participation in God’s Mission conference

On March 19, I will be giving a paper at a theology conference at Northeastern Seminary (the event is co-sponsored by Northeastern and the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association). The keynote speaker is Dr. Michael Gorman and the theme is participation … Continue reading

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Lesslie Newbigin’s Legacy to missional ecclesiology

For anyone who might be interested, I recently posted a paper on Lesslie Newbigin’s concept of the missionary congregation as a precursor to the missional church. The paper is basically a revised (and slightly shortened) version of the first chapter … Continue reading

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A Non-Calvinist, Relational View of God’s Sovereignty (by Roger Olson)

Last week I attended the inaugural meeting of the Missio Alliance, a group of pastors, scholars, and practitioners that see themselves as post-Christendom Christians (many – but not all – with Anabaptist leanings, esp. regarding its counter-cultural aspects) and committed … Continue reading

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Who said this about evangelicalism? Rob Bell? Greg Boyd? Brian MacLaren? Tony Campolo? F. F. Bruce?

On Friday, I posted the following quote about evangelicalism, asking for your best guess as to who said it: “Today, Protestant [Evangelicalism] although heir-apparent to the supernaturalist gospel of the Biblical and Reformation minds, is a stranger, in its predominant … Continue reading

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“missional” made concrete

Bob Cameron, a friend and former colleague of mine, moved from suburban Mississauga to downtown Windsor (Ontario), to live amongst the vulnerable, the lonely, the needy, and the socially outcast. He and his family are there to serve, to reach … Continue reading

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