A New Chick-Fil-A Conversation

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Monday, July 16 will be remembered as an important day in the life of the business known for its chicken sandwiches and creative marketing.  That was the day when Dan Cathy, President of Chick-Fil-A, was quoted in a Baptist Press article about several topics, including his understanding of the company's "Christian" view of marriage and family: We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we Read More …

Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World

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The world in which we now live is multi-religious.  For the last five years, the World Council of Churches, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and the World Evangelical Alliance have worked together to craft "Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct," which provides recommendations for "conduct on Christian witness around the world."   The document recommends the authoring bodies: study the issues set out in this document and where Read More …

Review of Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood

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Alan J. Roxburgh.  Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood.  Baker Books, 2011. ISBN: 780801072314. Meet the Author Alan J. Roxburgh is the President of the Missional Network (formerly Roxburgh Missional Network), which is "committed to resourcing missional leaders with the best training, consulting and hands-on resources for innovating missional life in local congregations and communities of faith."  Previously he served in pastoral ministry for over twenty-five years.  Roxburgh is a Read More …