Tag Archives: Slavery

A Disposition to Dualism

A disposition to dualism. The image caught me, thinking through my work last week. From teaching here in Washington, to speaking in Birmingham and Chicago, those words captured what I saw and heard. But what is dualism? and why does … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): An Economy of Grace

In March, I wrote an article on the “Economics of Human Trafficking.” Over the past six or so years, more and more people have become aware of the reality of slavery today: there are an estimated 30 million slaves in … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): The Freedom to be Free

Life is full of unsexy tasks. For example, unclogging toilets, roofing, spreadsheets, thank you letters, file sorting, quality control, set striking… the list goes on. I’ve done all of those things listed above and then some, and most of them … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): Designed with Dignity

As Christians, we know we are called to submit to those in authority above us. Romans 13:2 is just one of many verses in the Bible that points to this: “Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what … more »

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Missio on Just Economics: From Jerusalem to South Asia

There are times when I read the Bible that the people and their cultures seem so far away from me that I feel detached from the story.  Their lives are so different from mine in how they eat, dress, where … more »

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