Books by our Members
Along with blogging (see below), many of our members have had books published (click button to the right).
Blog Posts from our Authors
This is possibly the most revolutionary, revelatory and important book about the church and mission I have ever read. If you are interested in how the 21st century church can become a missionary community in first world countries, this book can teach u...
Ted Grimsrud—February 16, 2019 For some months I have been reading about the American Civil War. It’s been fascinating for many reasons, and I expect to be writing about what I am learning and thinking for a long time. One thread will be how sobering it is for me to read about the US past … Continue reading Trump and US Democracy (Looking West #2)
Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Psalm Passage – Kudos to the psalmist for reminding us of how to live a good Christian life
“Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law they meditate day and night. They are like trees planted by streams of water, which […]
How do we respond to people who think differently from us? As hard as it is, I would suggest we follow the Christian example by loving our enemies and praying for them. And we must never forget to leave time for transformation to take place.
Death has been on my mind a lot lately. Not my own, necessarily, although I do think about that more than I probably ought to. But just death as a phenomenon. Both of my grandmothers have died in the last six months. Several people in my orbit could well be approaching this threshold. I just […]
Ted Grimsrud—February 15, 2019 I was born in Eugene, Oregon, back in the mid-1950s and lived my first eighteen years in the tiny town of Elkton, Oregon, about an hour’s drive southwest of Eugene. After a couple of years going to college in Monmouth, Oregon, I ended up back in Eugene at the University of … Continue reading Looking West – Introducing a Blog Series
Greg looks at faith and transformation and compares Christianity with other worldviews. Send Questions To: Dan: @thatdankent Email: email@example.com Twitter: @reKnewOrg http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0462.mp3 Subscribe: iTunes |...
What does Matthew 10:34 say? Which things are forbidden according to Christianity? Can you describe the sacraments? If these questions seem hard – even unanswerable – to you, you’re lucky not to be a Christian asylum seeker in Sweden. Since many years back, the Swedish Migration Board tries to differentiate between “real” converts from Islam … Continue reading →
Sixth Sunday After Epiphany 2019: The Gospel Passage – Kudos to Jesus for teaching hard lessons concerning the Christian life
“He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. They had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled with unclean […]
“What do I do?” The veteran parent looked at me helplessly. It was my first year of teaching, and I felt as helpless as he looked. What did I know about parenting?But after 7 years of observing the families of my students, I realize I actually do know...
Originally posted on Spacious Faith: The treats Grace and I made for her party: pink pretzels. I began the celebration of Valentine’s Day yesterday by preaching on adultery and divorce. (Gotta love the Lectionary!) In about an hour I will continu...
In a hurry? Wish you could transform time from rushed to spacious? Then please read on: This article was firstread more Attending to the Dynamic Balance of Ministry, Study, Family, and Spirituality