I. In some American circles there’s a hubbub about Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option, and some Australians are interested. Stephen McAlpine, a pastor in Perth, seems to see the Benedict Option as the standout example of faithful communitarian vision, or maybe as an umbrella term for such. To my mind, the […]
I’ve been reading late missiologist Ralph Winter‘s essay on predictions for Evangelical missions. He traces a loss of social conscience in evangelicals from the latter part of the 19th century and into the 20th. Think the difference between Wilberforce or the early Temperance movements and the ‘just save souls’ emphasis […]
These three posts track some of the things I’ve figured out for myself this year.