Kuddos to TheOoze.Tv for their latest video dealing with questions of power, oppression and Christian complicity. I’m glad to see the conversation go beyond sugar-coated issues of spirituality and ecclesial gymnastics. Andrea describes how native groups and people of color used to organize themselves around common areas of oppression, but that this became […]
“What does it means to be a Christian- a follower of the way of Jesus- in a world of contradictions and conflicts? What does it means to be on the way of Jesus when I view the worlds poverty from an air-conditioned tour bus?” Mev Puleo (1963-1996), an American photojournalist and young Catholic who actively […]
Via Jesus Manifesto Last week, thecommonroot.org was launched. The Common Root is a network for communities committed to Jesus’ radical way of shalom. This network used to be called “Submergent,” but we changed the name for a couple reasons. First, folks kept assuming that we were a sub-group of Emergent for Anabaptists. Secondly, the name […]
Upon completion comes fulfillment. With fulfillment comes liberation. Liberation allows you to go on. Even death is not a true ending. Life is infinite continuation. Deng Ming-Dao
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. – Nelson Mandela Mandela celebrated his 90th birthday on July 18.