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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 […]

Articles, Newbigin Fellowship

The “T” Word

by Daniel Kirk Used with permission. Originally posted here. This academic year I am serving as Pastoral Director for the Newbigin House of Studies Fellows Program. This is the first in a year-long series of posts in which I will be blogging about the reading that the Fellows are engaging together. You can read more about the […]