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For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. Gal. 6.15 John 1 is a recapitulation of Genesis 1. But now its Word and Spirit in creation. John does not mention the fall but assumes it. Time is compressed and fluid in this creation account. But John is clearly leaning toward restoration […]

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Walkers are ‘practitioners of the city,’ for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, And walking is the act of speaking that language, Of selecting from those possibilities. – Rebecca Solnit, “Wanderlust”

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Integral mission or holistic transformation is the proclamation and demonstration of the gospel. It is not simply that evangelism and social involvement are to be done alongside each other. Rather, in integral mission our proclamation has social consequences as we call people to love and repentance in all areas of life. And our social involvement […]

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len on December 31st, 2015

by Paul Flucke The story has been told for centuries now. The story of Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar and the gifts they brought to the newborn king. And of how they saw the star and followed it for weeks, across mountain and valley and desert. In stately procession on their swaying beasts, they came and […]

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