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Living Mission The Vision and Voices of New Friars

Living Mission The Vision and Voices of New Friars

by Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Scott A. Bessenecker

There is a new trend afoot, one that goes against the prevailing Western model, influenced by the values and principles of international commerce. Presented here are five 'signs of life,' showcased by this network of movements best referred to as 'new friars.' God's kingdom in the hands of the people of God, the contributors to t… Read more…

How to Inherit the Earth Submitting Ourselves to a Servant Savior

How to Inherit the Earth Submitting Ourselves to a Servant Savior

by Scott A. Bessenecker

Ambition isn't bad; it just does bad things. In a culture that too often prizes leadership uncritically and unreflectively, a faith that calls us to take up crosses, lay down lives and otherwise submit ourselves to something outside ourselves simply sounds like a bad idea. Nevertheless, this is the faith that we find Jesus talking about. … Read more…