Seeing Salvation

“Now, master, let your servant go in peace according to your word, because my eyes have seen your salvation. You prepared this salvation in the

Youth Violence in Chicago

On Monday, the fifth and final young man to be sentenced in the brutal killing of high school student Derrion Albert was sentenced to 32 years in

Mission: Chicago

Jerusalem. Detroit. Belfast. These are the major cities I visited during my summer travels---and there were plenty of smaller and equally important

First Principles and Like-Mindedness

I'm in Sterling, VA (just outside of Washington, DC) for a new church development training conference. I'm here with a group of leaders from the

The Ground of Unity

A few days ago, I wrote about contextual, occasional, and provisional theology. An important element of that perspective is an openness to theological