Keep Christianity Weird: Embracing the Discipline of Being Different

SPRINGTIME Book Club TWO SESSIONS – Thursdays 6:30 p.m. & Fridays 9:30 a.m.   Keep Christianity Weird: Embracing the Discipline of Being Different Written by Michael Frost (author of Surprise the World: the Five Habits of Highly Missional People).   Jesus and the church are anything but conventional. The hallmark of our faith is that … Continue reading “Keep Christianity Weird: Embracing the Discipline of Being Different”

Book Recommendation: The End of Youth Ministry (Theology for the Life of the World)

What is youth ministry actually for? And does it have a future? Professor Andrew Root, a leading scholar in youth ministry and practical theology, went on a one-year journey to answer these questions by conducting interviews with parents on their perspectives on what makes a good life. Through a unique parable-style story, Root offers a … Continue reading “Book Recommendation: The End of Youth Ministry (Theology for the Life of the World)”

“Living in Dark Times” by Rex Ambler – Free Online Book until March 28, 2020

“Living in Dark Times” by Rex Ambler. About the Author Rex Ambler is known for his search to experience and understand the Light and the workshops he developed and materials he wrote to share what he discovered. He taught theology for over thirty years at Birmingham University in England and has more recently traveled extensively … Continue reading ““Living in Dark Times” by Rex Ambler – Free Online Book until March 28, 2020”

Official Lambeth Conference biblical resources launched for featured epistle, 1 Peter

  A number of resources have been published to help Anglicans around the world study the book of 1 Peter – the book which will feature during Bible studies at this year’s Lambeth Conference. In addition to a biblical commentary, the Lambeth Conference has published a series of videos from leading biblical scholars, with a … Continue reading “Official Lambeth Conference biblical resources launched for featured epistle, 1 Peter”

‘Something understood’: English poet Malcolm Guite on prayer, priesthood and sonnets

By Joelle Kidd The Rev. Malcolm Guite is an English poet and musician. He is an ordained Anglican priest, a chaplain and teacher at Girton College, University of Cambridge, and has written nine books—including five books of poetry. His sonnets have been praised by former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams as having “economy and pungency,” … Continue reading “‘Something understood’: English poet Malcolm Guite on prayer, priesthood and sonnets”