Who doesn’t love “freedom”? The word conjures courage and a sense of pride. “This is what we’re about!” Freedom is a rallying cry, an emotional touchpoint, and a cherished American birthright. But what is it? What do we really mean when we use the word “freedom”? More than likely, we mean “freedom from”. Freedom from … Continue reading Think You Know What Freedom Means? Think Again.
Ours is an era of suspicion. Don’t take my word for it; read this Nov 30, 2013 article from the Associated Press about their poll of Americans, asking how much they trust their fellow citizens. The results tempt me to fear for the Republic. Now, nearly 2/3 of the American public says they really can’t … Continue reading What Is The Holy Spirit Up To? A Wealth Of Gifts For The Common Good
For your enjoyment, my latest Haiku Deck on 6 ways of understanding Missional. Missional is the buzziest of buzzwords in American Christianity. This is my way of cutting through the theological jargon and programmatic hype. Hope it helps. Soli Deo Gloria Russell