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The Faculty Four Loves

IFES World Assembly 2019 is coming up next week and I’m helping to facilitate a special track for faculty & research students. As it’s being hosted by South Africa, the majority of delegates in this track are from Francophone Africa and English and Portuguese Speaking Africa. We’ll be exploring the […]

Nazif – Short film from Kenya

A friend shared this and I really enjoyed it — lots of layers, with messages for everyone. Nazif short film on Facebook The description from the producer, Film Lab Kenya, reads: Nazif is a man of Muslim background and the father of Aisha, his four year old beautiful yet hyperactive […]

Building on Mark Durie’s truth and love

Mark Durie writes in Eternity, ‘A truly Christian response to the multi-faceted challenge of “Muslims behaving badly” must embrace both truth and love in equal measure.’ He goes on to outline what truth and love involves. In the middle, Durie says: Truth will also acknowledge that many Muslims vehemently reject […]

Church = inconvenience

Arthur’s post about Christian belief vs. practice raised a discussion about how we understand belonging to a church community. It got me thinking about why I’ve persisted with church. Here’s one reason I’m part of a church: for the inconvenience.