What does global mission have to do with . . . “The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven” and “The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Value”? (Matthew 13:31–33, 44–46)

What does global mission have to do with . . . “The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven” and “The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Value”? (Matthew 13:31–33, 44–46)

What does global mission have to do with Jesus’ “Parables of the Kingdom” in Matthew 13? We’ll take a look, in the last of this three part blog series. In Matthew 13:31–33, we have two parallel parables. There is a stark contrast between what ancient writers...

One New Humanity (Part 1)

Following the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, an impassioned debate about racism has exposed deep wounds running through minority communities, and presents a great challenge to everyone who belongs to the church and believes that God calls us to reach out to...

Contentment in a time of COVID

 In his letter to the Philippians, Paul says, “I have learned to be content with whatever I have” (Philippians 4:11). This sounds easy to say but much harder to live. How can we be content in a time of COVID-19, when normal life has been suspended? When we’re...