Tag Archives: Globalization

The Lenten Birthday: What a Little Girl Taught Me about Fasting

This is the third reflection in the Missio Lent series. Read the rest here. Raised an agnostic, my first exposure to the Bible was when it was sung in the rock-opera Godspell. Fascinated, I was, by the notion that there was a … more »

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Peace Feasts

Five years ago, I joined with Rick Love and Michael Ly to launch Peace Catalyst International, hoping to contribute to the flourishing of the global neighborhood by building friendships between Christians and Muslims. We wanted to focus more on common … more »

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The Great Migration

Great migrations are underfoot; they have already begun in Christ. more »

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Drawing the World to Himself

Tomorrow marks Epiphany. Traditionally, the church meditates on the Wise Men who searched for and journeyed great distances for the newborn King of Israel, along with other moments of Jesus’ being made manifest to the world. Long before the early believers … more »

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Can American Christians Care About Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement?

The Hong Kong protests raise some tough questions for Christians in America about where our solidarities lie. more »

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Remembering Well

About a week and a half ago, on October 23 and 24, the Catalyst Live conference hosted by BMS World Mission took place in the U.K.  It was a fantastic line-up of speakers, including Richard Rohr, Walter Brueggemann, Miroslav Volf, … more »

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All the Saints

For all the saints who from their labors rest,Who Thee by faith before the world confess,Thy name, O Jesus, be forever blest,Alleluia! Alleluia! — William W. How, 1823-1897 This Friday is Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, the day before All Saints Day. And … more »

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A Different Four-Letter Word

The pain is real; the suffering is real. Deeply so. Grieve with those who grieve, and weep with those who weep. But do not drink the poison of fear. more »

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“The Peace is Ours”: Peacemakers of Colombia

On July 15, in Havana, Cuba, peace talks resumed between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group. During this round, talks focused on the rights and compensation of the victims of over half a century of violence. That same … more »

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The Art of Mechanics

[Editor’s Note: Missio first told Julio’s story about discovering the value of his vocation as an auto mechanic just about one year ago. If you didn’t get a chance to read it then, we hope you enjoy it now.] “My … more »

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