Updates

NHS Newsletter, Spring 2017

“Where the Church is really continuing the ministry of Jesus—healing the sick, liberating the captives, seeking the lost, reconciling enemies, challenging injustice—then there is a possibility that people may be able to recognize and believe in the real presence of the reign of God.” —Lesslie Newbigin, 1977 From the Desk of the Executive Director, Dr. Scot […]

Updates

2016 Year End Letter

  “Lord, launch us on the adventure of building bridges and tearing down walls” —a prayer by Pope Francis on World Youth Day Civility. Kindness. Humility. Truthfulness.  Do you remember the good ol’ days when those were considered virtues? As I’ve processed the presidential election and its aftermath, I find that more than ever I’m […]

Articles, Seminary

Student Profile: Christa Mooi

I can hear the question rumbling in people’s heads when I introduce myself: “What’s a 40-something white woman from central Iowa doing in a seminary program focused on urban church ministry and planting?” It’s a good question! Iowa, however, is more urban and diverse than people realize; the Des Moines metro area’s population exceeds 600,000 […]