Everett Cattell: Quaker and Mission Theologian

Series contents | Intro | Part Two | This is a part of a series I will be doing on Cattell and his contributions to the Friends Church and missiology. Everett Cattell is an important figure when it comes to missiology within the Friends Church. He and his wife Catherine De Vol were sent toContinue reading “Everett Cattell: Quaker and Mission Theologian”

A Video Conversation with Martin Kelley

Yesterday, The Quaker Ranter, Martin Kelley, and I sat down over video (he’s in NJ) and had a conversation about some of the difficulties with insider Quaker lingo and the problems that presents for “outsiders.” We also discussed this in relation to using YouTube as a way to get the word out, and how weContinue reading “A Video Conversation with Martin Kelley”

Thinking About A Vision for Theological Eduction

In class last week we discussed James Wm. McClendon‘s baptist theological vision. His small ‘b’ baptist vision has five characteristics of the church that standout as a good framework from which any theology should be done. These five points are: Biblicism – Acceptance of the Bible as authoritative in faith and practice, or faith andContinue reading “Thinking About A Vision for Theological Eduction”

Mission and the Future of The Friends Church (Barclay Press)

My Barclay Press essay for July is now online. It’s about the Anabaptist Vision, Mission and the what that has to do with where we are going as Friends. Here’s a short quote: Ironically enough, that which most often gets overlooked, mission/missions, is the very thing necessary to do what these projects set out toContinue reading “Mission and the Future of The Friends Church (Barclay Press)”