The Pharoah’s Concubine and the Egyptian Slave

The Pharoah’s Concubine and the Egyptian Slave by Jody Stowell (this article was first published in an abbreviated form on sophianetwork and is published with permission) Quite often when we start to look at the thorny issue of the place of women in the Church, we forget that this debate is intensely personal.It is easy to talk ‘theologically’, … Continue Reading

Mission Shaped Church or Church Shaped Mission: A Continuing Conversation

Whatever we think about this question and whatever theological and observational critiques we bring to the current trends in local church shaping, there are at least two things that God’s people (traditionally, historically and scripturally) affirm regarding God’s activity: namely that God is for the healing of the world and that God is not an … Continue Reading