April 3, 2017 / Theology
Kimberly Humphrey ponders her husband’s name change and the difference marriage makes for discipleship.
The life of Bartolome de Las Casas suggests that, for Christians living in privileged nations such as the United States, poverty in solidarity with the poor is a requirement of discipleship; the necessity of such solidarity is demonstrated by the United States Catholic bishops’ conference’s inability to grasp the true nature of its country’s relationship to Haiti.
In this interview, Josh Butler describes his work with the Advent Conspiracy, an organization that challenges popular consumerist responses to Christmas and seeks to recapture that sense that there is something prophetic and countercultural about Christmas, that a different kingdom is being celebrated when we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
In this article, Andrew and Lindsey Krinks suggest that at the intersection between an imaginative exploration of poetry and a creative ministry to the homeless lies a unique potential for the sort of education that is “peculiar” and thus ideal for a life of Christian discipleship, a life that seeks to cultivate reconciliation for the sake of God’s kingdom.