Themes of Missional Church by Alan Roxburgh

Quotes from an article written by Alan Roxburgh on Missional Church, along with my own reflections. “More than anything else, [missional church] is about a people who are continually asking questions about what God is up to in the world about them and experimenting in all kinds of ways with joining God in the mission…

Latino Redimido

“[A white theologian] claimed that we needed to reject the words [Christian and Evangelical] and the baggage that comes with those words. A Native American theologian responded that doing away with those words would prove to be convenient for the majority culture. Not only would the words be wiped away, but the responsibility for the…

Citizens en La Casa

God’s word speaks most to me when I think about my context, interior life, community, and culture. A theologian friend of mine said that all theology should be done in our context.  It’s where God is meeting us. I follow the Catholic daily lectionary. It’s usually a passage from the Hebrew testament, a prayer from…

Tim Keller on the Missional Church

According to an article published by Tim Keller in 2001, the church has lost its privilege (Christendom) in the culture in part for these reasons: cruelty and hypocrisy – “Christian morality without gospel-changed hearts” (Keller) silence of the church over issues of abuse from ruling powers against the weak. And this decline started in the…