The purpose of Conversations is to provide spiritual accompaniment and honest dialogue for those who long for radical transformation in Christ. It stimulates hunger and illuminates the path by drawing on classical wisdom and practice, exploring the vital role of community, and illustrating the journey with realism and hope.
Conversations is published semi-annually in the spring and the fall.
A large part of the vision for Conversations is the image of a table where representatives from each of the major tributaries of Christian spirituality can sit and talk openly and honestly about what matters most, authentic transformation into the life and character of Christ.
I recently blogged about accepting people as they are. I received many appreciative emails, especially about this line: Expectations are the early stages of resentment. I also received some good questions. Here are my responses. But isn’t it sometimes good to confront people? Yes, but acceptance is still crucial. “Talking it out” works only if […]
Last month I talked about getting my face out of a book and learning to welcome the person standing in front of me. It’s been an adventure (and generally fun) to pay attention to the person standing in line with me and the person knocking on my door. (I’m still working on the telemarketer trying […]
Community As Theological Necessity by Mark A. Moore Mark Moore is indicative of a much larger movement in the church generally, a missional-incarnational ecclesiology less about policy than people. We are trapped in a cult of pragmatism. Moore saw this and sought to address it. His church plant, Providence Community Church, aimed at a communal […]