Random Links 396 on #Evangelism #Conversion & #Proselytism
Joint declaration on the freedom of religion and the right to conversion It seems to me rather than side stepping this matter it’s better to be up front about it. In Norway, they have taken the initiative to combat islamophobia. How about in Malaysia? Combat christophobia anyone? The Islamic Council of Norway and the Church…
LWF Assembly 2010: The People, The Experience & The Future
It’s nice to see the variety of people learning together, and moving forward together into the future as a communion back home and in the world.
A vision for the Lutheran World Federation
“Transcontextual” – I like that!
159: Deliberations, Discernment, Decisions
Dion Forster: Connected by the strong bonds of God’s grace – Sivin Kit a good friend.
I had two delightful surprises today. One in the morning, and one in the evening right now. Thanks Dion Forster for your encouraging words. We have so much in common, and yet we live and serve in such differing contexts. Of course, besides being able to film while driving, our common interests cover a wide…
TransFORM: East Coast Gathering
It’s great to see be in touch with my friend in the USA Steve Knight and others get this event off the ground. Great gathering of speakers and I believe a wonderful bunch of participants too. I’ve found it a great privilege and honor to have been part of this conversation and still part of…
An Overview of the 9 Assemblies of the World Council of Churches
This is a good overview of what and who is the World Council of Churches through the lens of the assemblies.
Random Links 346 on #Newbigin (Updated)
Celebrating Lesslie Newbigin’s 100th Birthday Today with 10 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Him Interesting fact about Bonhoeffer and Newbigin both of whom have inspired me tremendously! Though only three years apart in age, Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Feb 4, 1906 – Apr 9, 1945) and Lesslie Newbigin (Dec 8, 1909 – Jan 30, 1998)…
Random Links 342 on #Rowan Williams
God’s Mission and Ours in the 21st century An address by the Archbishop of Canterbury to a meeting of the Intercontinental Church Society at Lambeth Palace Making disciples is a matter of shaping people who are willing to go on learning from God. Interestingly, Jesus doesn’t seem to talk about making members, recruiting people to…