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By Jason Fowler on 03/22/2013
As I mourn the loss of Richard Twiss – I am reminded of this hidden wound – this need for a deeper forgiveness and reconciliation through Jesus who calls all nations before the throne of our Father and Creator…
Posted in Features, Heroes and Prophets, Voice of One Calling | Tagged America, American history, Church History, Indigenous voices, Native Americans, reconciliation, repentance, Richard Twiss, Whole-life Christian faith | Leave a response
By Jason Fowler on 02/03/2013
Instead of offering a formulaic approach to a successful prayer life, Christine invites us to reengage our spiritual imaginations – to rediscover the love of GOD and the joy of unceasing conversation with Him…
By Christine Sine on 01/19/2013
Each moment is, I believe, pregnant with new possibilities, new concrete expressions of prayer waiting to be born. What are the creative ways that God might stir your imagination through this experience of closeness, into new expressions of prayer?…
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 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
By Jason Fowler on 09/01/2012
We have become exiles…We have forgotten that the summation of GOD’s plan of redemption is not us going to Heaven, but Heaven coming to Earth. The end of the story and our forgotten future is GOD’s New Creation.
Posted in Features, Theology, Voice of One Calling | Tagged church, culture, dualism, earth, embodying our faith, eschatology, GOD, Gospel, heaven, incarnational faith, Jesus, missional theology, new earth, the body, Theology, Wendell Berry, Whole-life Christian faith | 10 Responses
By Jason Fowler on 08/28/2012
The first language of the church in a deeply broken world is not strategy, but prayer…Lament is a cry directed to GOD. Is it time for a ‘sackcloth and ashes’ revival?
Posted in Features, Life In The Spirit, Voice of One Calling | Tagged culture, Hope, Jesus, lament, mourning, revival, sin, spiritual awakening, spiritual disciplines, Whole-life Christian faith | 4 Responses
By Scott Emery on 08/14/2012
Those who claim to follow Jesus are not called to merely wave, but to love our neighbors. Love builds community for love springs from the being who is communal love: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit…
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features | Tagged Christian spirituality, Community and Ecclesia, evangelism, Gospel, love, love your neighbor, missional, missional living, Neighboring, Whole-life Christian faith | Leave a response
By Jason Fowler on 07/26/2012
Norman and I do both write from an agrarian perspective, but I think what we’re trying to do with this book is move beyond categories like “agrarian” or “creation care” and simply talk about Christ’s work of reconciliation and redemption.
Posted in Features, Interviews | Tagged author interview, book, Christian discipleship, christian faith, christian living, ecology, food and faith, holistic Christian faith, Sustainable Agriculture, Whole-life Christian faith | Leave a response
By Jason Fowler on 06/28/2012
I fell asleep on the floor among my papers and pen and awoke later – dragging myself into my bed…In that inbetween place the first line came to me from when I went to sleep – “I fell asleep, dreaming, on hardened ground” and I knew that I would write my own ‘riff’ on Wendell Berry’s Mad Farmer poems…
Posted in Features, Voice of One Calling | Tagged church, creation, culture, dualism, Duke Center for Reconciliation, Duke Summer Institute, eschatology, GOD, GOD's creation, new creation, poem, poetry, Theology, Whole-life Christian faith | 6 Responses