What Can We Learn from Clement?

I’m in Colorado this summer, taking classes at the lay seminary the organization I work for hosts every other summer. One of my text books is Church History in Plain Language by Bruce L. Shelley. I read a fascinating passage in the book about Clement of Alexandria, who is known as “the first Christian scholar.” 

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Native American Leaders Are Changing The Face of Missions

The September/October 2010 edition of Mission Frontiers, the bulletin of the U.S. Center for World Mission, featured a number of fascinating articles about how ministry among Native North American peoples is shifting away from a paternalistic model toward a new contextualized one. The lead article by editor Rick Wood, entitled “Learning from Our Mistakes”, is a must-read for […]

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Which Cities Are The Most Global?

Half the world’s population is now urban. And as the worldwide shift from rural to urban continues, the influence of the world’s cities will continue to grow as well. But which cities are the most influential? Foreign Policy magazine, management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently posted an updated […]

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Uprooted

Recently I heard a message on a Matthew 9:35-38, a beloved passage of mine. It reads: “Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed […]

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