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By Brian Boitmann on 12/30/2012
This year, we weren’t giving gifts. With the economy down and a recognition that there wasn’t anything we needed, we focused on each other rather than all the gifts we normally received.
By Jason Fowler on 12/25/2012
As I mucked out the barn this morning I could almost imagine this world to come, like a newborn in the straw, asleep in the stall, dreaming of what is to come, in the dusty early morning light.
By Jason Fowler on 12/06/2012
This Christmas season, let us remember Nicholas’ example and pursue, as he did, a radical devotion to Jesus and the power of embodying GOD’s kingdom in simplicity and, even sometimes hidden, exploits of faith.
By Jason Fowler on 12/04/2012
He asked me why I thought there was not more of an outcry from Christian leaders against Consumerism in Christmas. He pointed out that most of what he has heard about are Christians taking a stand against “the war on Christmas”…
By Jason Fowler on 11/08/2012
We must develop a deeper Christian imagination of the future…How you view the end of the story deeply shapes and informs how you live your life now. We all have a view of the future. And from that view we live backwards in the present.
By Jason Fowler on 11/03/2012
I hope for days of peace but I have greater hope in seeing a people rise up who are set like anchors and shining beacons amidst the whirlwind. If we are willing GOD will use us to establish ‘villages’ and ‘cities’ of refuge for many in need of shelter…
Posted in Voice of One Calling | Tagged agrarianism, christian faith, cities of refuge, creation, economic collapse, Homesteading, Intentional Community, Jesus, Theology, theology of the heart, villages of GOD | Leave a response
By Kevin Scott on 10/26/2012
24/6 is a powerful cultural critique, addressing consumerism, rootlessness, anxiety, and control…It offers a compelling vision of shabbat shalom– the peace and wellness that flows from a sabbath day of rest.
By Jason Fowler on 10/18/2012
Some of you may be like me who has recently had hours cut at your job or you may be wrestling with unemployment. For millions of us, the poverty line is always above our heads…The Line is a groundbreaking forty-minute documentary uncovering the emerging and entrenched faces of poverty in our country…
By Jason Fowler on 10/13/2012
I hope, no matter how you choose to vote, you will also choose to remember your citizenship in the Body of Christ – your membership in a different kind of ‘body politic’. Check out more about Election Day Communion and get involved…
By Jason Fowler on 09/18/2012
If we become enamored with building our lampstands but we have no flame of embodied love – then the world stays in darkness. As we relearn what it means to become rooted in one another’s lives and in the love of GOD which calls us out into our communities – the world will again have a witness…
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features, Voice of One Calling | Tagged christian living, church, Community and Ecclesia, ecclesia, evangelism, GOD, Gospel, Intentional Christian Community, Jesus, missional, Missional Church, slow evangelism, Whole-life Christian faith | 5 Responses