Category Archives: Articles

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 […]

A Conversation with Tony Hale

Tony Hale might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about Newbigin House’s Conversations for the Common Good. The actor has played iconic roles, from Buster Bluth on Arrested Development to Gary Walsh on Veep, but he is also the founding member of The Haven, a community of artistically-minded Christians […]

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 […]

Summer 2016 Update

This past July we held our third annual Lesslie Newbigin Summer Institute at Cambridge University. 40 people gathering to punt the Cam, enjoy an afternoon Pimm’s Cup, and dive deep into the legacy of Lesslie Newbigin. The topic was “The Adventure of Knowing,” an exploration of the question, “how do we really know the gospel […]

Wilberforce and Newbigin

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 Fellows Program here. If you’ve ever […]