Missional Journal Vol. 4 No. 3 – That the World May Know

March 30, 2010

What are the greatest practical obstacles we face to the practice of unity among believers?

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Missional Journal Vol. 4 No. 2 – The Founder Effect

February 9, 2010

Any thoughts?


Missional Journal Vol. 4 No. 1 – Theological Hospitality

January 6, 2010

David Buschart argues that theological boundaries are not an obstacle to hospitality but actually a necessary concomitant.  He writes, “Not only do boundaries help define who we are, but also the recognition and maintenance of boundaries constitutes a necessary condition for effective and sustainable hospitality.  Without boundaries, hospitality is impossible.  People in “helping professions” know this.  It they are to be of help, therapists, nurses, ministers and doctors must establish and maintain appropriate boundaries between themselves and the people they sesrve. Would-be helpers will be of little use if they lose a sense of their own identity and  completely identify with the person they hope to assist.  The same is true of those who extend hospitality.”  What do you think?


Missional Journal Vol. 3 No. 6 – Two Good Books

November 23, 2009

For those of you who have read these books: Any particular points that you would like to add?  Disagreements?


Missional Journal Vol. 3 No. 5 – Through a Glass Darkly

August 25, 2009

What’s your take on theology and culture? Do you agree that “we are all perspectivalists”? How should that impact the way we relate to one another?


Missional Journal Vol. 3 No. 4 – The Old That is Strong Does Not Wither

June 24, 2009

Does the notion of “tradition” function positively or negatively for you?  Is the distinction between tradition and traditionalism a helpful way to frame the discussion?


Missional Journal Vol. 3 No. 3 – “True Truth”

May 29, 2009

Are any of you reading the Bible differently these days?  How?