From The Tangible Kingdom, by Hugh Halter. “The incarnational big-story gospel will require a place of discovery, where people will be able to see the truth before they hear about it. This place will not be a location but a community of people who are inclusive of everyone. These people will be making eternity attractive by […]
“…There is a certain time for significant events and seasons which occur in a servant of God’s life. This is especially true for ministry. If God has called you to a specific work, there is a time in which that work will find its greatest fulfilment and its widest impact. If you launch out and try to […]
brilliant and timeless words from Leslie Newbiggin….. “How is it possible that the gospel should be credible, that people should come to believe that the power which has the last word in human affairs is represented by a man hanging on a cross? I am suggesting that the only answer, the only hermeneutic of the […]
Here’s the quotes from my re-reading the brilliant and timeless Community and Growth, by Jean Vanier. “I am struck by how sharing our weakness and difficulties is more nourishing to others than sharing our qualities and successes.” “Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a […]
It’s what is rarely said!? Community brings out the worst in us…. Living in community is inevitably a choice to lie down on God’s operating table and open our hearts to the Holy Spirit’s healing through one another. It is an invitation to spiritual surgery, made all the messier by our inexperience in using and submitting […]
for healthy missional community life…….? Listening: We desire to be attuned to God, to self, and to our neighborhood. Submerging: We desire to embody Jesus in our neighborhood while participating in an apprenticing community. Inviting: We desire to grasp the depth of God’s invitation to kin gdom life and to become more inviting and invited people while welcoming our […]
…..and community possiblities! and if you’re local to E1, London on Sunday afternoon….. Consider yourself invited!?