The Common Good

Results for intentional community

Remembering How to Pray
Originally Posted: 08/13/2013 - 9:09am | Type: Blog

Kelly's Light is for me a Sound (at the beginning of all things, through which God created all things) and I am a fluctuation in God's celestial soundscape. This is something I too easily forget in t ...

A Glorious Mess
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Everyone can use guidelines—and repair manuals—for living in Christian community. ANYONE WHO LI ...

'Unexpected Gifts' of Community
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

“Stepping into community is far riskier than expected. It’s far worse than you expect it to be. But in the end, it’s far better than you could ever imagine.” I’ve been asked sev ...

Why Women are the Key to the Church’s Future
Originally Posted: 12/03/2012 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Anyone who has been paying attention has noticed that, of those left within the walls of most churches, the majority still hanging in there are women. I’ll preface this piece my ...

Making Love Practical
Originally Posted: 08/09/2012 - 10:16am | Type: Blog

In the Australian city where I live, there is a housing crisis. Only 2 percent of rental properties are vacant. The mining boom has seen a huge increase in the number of renters and this additional competition has left parties outbidding each other t ...

Ten Ways The Social Justice Movement Changed How I Look at Disney Movies
Originally Posted: 06/22/2012 - 10:18am | Type: Blog

But have you ever gone back and watched a childhood movie as an adult? And what about after tapping into social justice? Well, you missed a lot the first time around. I’m a child ...

Wanderlust: A Sojourn to Elysium
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 12:58pm | Type: Blog

Bring on the ice breaker questions — I have found the film about my year in intentional community. If there were a movie about your life, what would it look like? Which celebrity ...

Raising Up Voices for Indigenous Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

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'Can the Subaltern Speak?' or, Moving the Emerging Conversation Forward
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>magazine article "<a href=&qu ...

Proclaiming Jubilee in the Midst of Foreclosures
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

My 1.5 year old son Jonas broke his first law last month. My 1.5 year old son Jonas broke his first law last month. He and I were both guilty of trespassing, but a passerby would ...

New Monastics and White Privilege
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

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