December 2008

Hope in Time of Abandonment

December 30, 2008
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As the New Year of 2009 rapidly approaches, Jacque Ellul (Hope in Time of Abandonment) challenges me - once again - to wait and walk in hope content to live in the incognito! 

 I’m the Only One

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Why History Matters: And Why Christian History Matters in Particular

December 15, 2008
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I have just completed the reading of a small booklet by Ted Byfield, General Editor of The Christian History Project http://www.thechristians.ca/home.htmlByfield sees our culture facing a crisis. His extensive essay is a critique of the philosophy of John Dewey and its application by “educators” to our culture. He pleads for a return to the study of history to gain lost perspective. This posting is my reflection.

I have just completed the reading of a small booklet by Ted Byfield, General Editor of The Christian History Project

Emerging Churches within Denominational Structures

December 10, 2008
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The Theology News & Notes of Fuller Seminary (Fall Editon) deals with the subject of Emerging Churches within Denominational Structures. The topic is introduced by Eddie Gibbs. One major area of 'church' missed is that of rural ministry. This entry is to attempt to bring this oversight - to bring the rural voice - into the conversation.

 
 Emerging Churches within Denominational Structures
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Prime Movers, Facilitators/Change Agents, and Intermediaries

November 30, 2008
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The question:  How to bring the concept of Christian mercy into the hard realities of the governance of our society as Christendom experiences meltdown?