Monthly Archives: December 2011

Working Out Our Salvation: Voluntary Poverty, Accompaniment, and Enemy-Love

Change is inevitable, right? At least it seems that way to me. The Gospel stories describe those who are right with God in many different earthy tones (light, salt, wheat, good soil, etc.); words like that seem to evoke a … Continue reading

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Rule of Faith

1. Voluntary Poverty (simplicity and giving our work for free) •    communal living (e.g., co-op purchases, common work, co-housing) •    daily prayer/communion (thy kingdom come…for daily bread) •    sharing of money and possessions •    gift-economy for getting our own needs … Continue reading

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Hard Questions (R#5): Radicalism, Family, and Following Jesus

Introduction What is a young family to do with a desire to follow Jesus more radically? This series of email exchanges I had with Paul Munn over a year ago (starting in April of 2009) attempts to explore some of … Continue reading

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Is Jesus Remaking Society?

This essay is actually an email and was part of an intense exchange between myself and three other friends during the election debates, just days before the vote. The heatedness began, I suppose, when I told them I would not … Continue reading

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Hard Questions (Q#5): Radicalism, Family, and Following Jesus

Introduction What is a young family to do with a desire to follow Jesus more radically? This series of email exchanges I had with Paul Munn over a year ago (starting in April of 2009) attempts to explore some of … Continue reading

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