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Tempests in teacups or babies in a box?

“It is surely a fact of inexhaustible significance that what our Lord left behind Him was not a book, nor a creed, nor a system of thought, nor a rule of life– but a visible community.” (Leslie Newbigin) The approach … Continue reading

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Country and Kingdom: I am not an American

(Part 2 of a series of developing a Christian theology of involvement. See Part 1 here.) “Becoming a Christian means ceasing to be Japanese.” It’s a sentiment I’ve heard countless times around the world. Swap that final word,  and I’ve … Continue reading

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A bite of hope

To be human is to hope. For now. In fact, it is when we give up hope, or lose sight of hope, that we begin to live as less than human–slaves to our desires, blind to those around us, unconscious … Continue reading

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