Day: December 23, 2020

Global Shifts & Practical Implications for Mission

(Originally presented at Christian Scholars Conference 2018, Lipscomb University) In the history of humankind on this planet, the idea of change should not be a surprising concept. Regular adaptation has been consistent throughout history. The first agricultural settlements leading to inevitable urbanization, naval navigation, the printing press, the nation-state, the industrial revolution, the internet . …

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Prophetic Resilience and the Work of Justice: Reflecting on Dr. King

(This piece was adapted from an earlier essay published by The Center for Social Concerns at The University of Notre Dame. https://socialconcerns.nd.edu/department-blogs/cst) “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends towards justice.”1 These words of Dr. King are some of his most often quoted and elicit inspiration, both …

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