One of our faculty, Dr Stephen Backhouse, was invited to be part of the Archbishop’s Housing Commission. Here he writes about the purpose of the Commission and what he and others contribute from a theological perspective.
Dying to our own agendas… The last day of our trip to […]
Welcoming and becoming strangers… We have spent the past ten days with […]
The prophetic witness of Christians before the State has too often been muted by a surface reading of the Apostle Paul’s words in Romans 13:1-7, with its infamous “Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God” (Rom. 13:1).
Bob Ekblad has spent 25 years in international mission and is particularly […]
For years now David has focused on households as sheep pens, identifying “people of peace” as Jesus directed in Luke 10. We call these “households in transformation”, whose hosts welcome Jesus’ sent ones–offering hospitality, receiving prayer for healing and the message shared about Jesus’ transforming love.
“What’s your name?” I asked. “Sean” which he pronounced seen. I then told him that God notices him all the time and knows his pain.
A hardening of attitudes toward immigrants and refugees is increasingly noticeable in Europe and North America of late.