Tag Archives: Newbigin

Can Denomination Be Helpful When Churches Are Dying Because We Don’t Understand What Church Is For?

The Wrong End of the Tree My friend Pete wrote a response to my last structure piece. He noted, and I agree, that these structure conversations are starting at the wrong end of the church. The crisis at the denominational … Continue reading

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Newbigin and Bailey on Jesus, Justice and Reconciliation

In his book Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes Kenneth Bailey works through the parable of the barn builder (Luke 12). He notes that right from the beginning Jesus balks at the appeal for justice made by the younger brother against … Continue reading

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