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Generativity and Healing | Cedric Williams

Cedric Williams reflects on the risky work of healing and generativity, which requires us to step into the pain, with the help of others, to piece together what’s been broken.

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Telling a Truer Story | David Wang

Reflecting on the book of Hosea, David Wang preaches a message on God’s love and on a healing journey which holds both brokenness and beauty.

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Local Expressions of Evangelism and Justice

In a panel discussion, Mayra Macedo-Nolan, Jean Burch, Marcos Canales, and Jill Shook discuss models of embodied evangelism, with a particular look at their local context of Pasadena, California.

Vintoh Ramachandra

Apologetics and Evangelism Through a Global Lens

In his lecture “Apologetics and Evangelism Through a Global Lens,” delivered at the 2023 Missiology Lectures, Vinoth Ramachandra describes how the church’s witness and apologetics cannot be separated from its ethics and works of justice.

Ryan Bolger

Response | The Lifestyle of the Apologist

In response to Vinoth Ramachandra’s lectures on “Apologetics and Evangelism Through a Global Lens,” Ryan Bolger describes the way and witness of the “pilgrim apologist,” who postures themselves in humility and in unity with the other.

Michal Meulenberg

The Incarcerated Church: Introduction

At the 2023 Lectures, Michal Meulenberg introduces the topic and presentations on reconstructing our understanding of evangelism among incarcerated people.

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We Are Bound Together | David Emmanuel Goatley

David Emmanuel Goatley reflects on how a communal sense of identity is central to our Christian faith and to the ways we approach Jesus.

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An Invitation to Healing | Andrea Cammarota

Andrea Cammarota reflects on the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman and on the gospel work of bringing healing to the world together.

Andrew Hanauer

Against Toxic Polarization, with Andrew Hanauer

Andrew Hanauer describes the work of bridging the deep divides in American politics, the church, and faith communities more broadly.

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The Key Is Proximity

As he works with and advocates for people experiencing homelessness, Kevin Nye (MDiv ’16) calls the church into hopeful, mutually transformative community with unhoused people.

Luann Pannell

Formation and Resiliency in Law Enforcement, with Luann Pannell

Luann Pannell discusses mental health and training in law enforcement and shares about her two decades of work with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Ben McBride

The Urgent Work of Radical Belonging, with Ben McBride

Ben McBride talks with Mark about his new book, Troubling the Water: The Urgent Work of Radical Belonging, which outlines his journey and work in the “kill zone” in Oakland, CA.

Mark Labberton

Holistic Formation

Mark Labberton explores how the church can walk alongside and into people’s lives for the purpose of holistic formation on a personal and societal level.

Alexia Salvatierra

Transformative Community

Alexia Salvatierra draws from her experiences with the Base Christian Community Movement in the Philippines and El Salvador to examine five key characteristics of transformative community and how these can be applied to the church today.

David Emmanuel Goatley

Christ-Centered Faith

David Emmanuel Goatley reflects on what it means for Christ to be at the center of our lives, the church, and the world.

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Editor’s Note: Family

Jerome Blanco, FULLER magazine editor in chief, introduces FULLER magazine #25, the “Family” issue.

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President’s Note: Expanding our Family Horizon

David Emmanuel Goatley, Fuller Seminary president, reflects on how widening our understanding of family transforms our Christian witness.

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A Church For All

As they pastor in a diverse Hong Kong neighborhood, Ebson Simick (MDiv ’16) and Tryfina Phipon (MDiv ’16) testify to the beautiful ways God works across the many relationships we have with one another.

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Introduction: Family

Miyoung Yoon Hammer, co-guest editor, introduces this issue’s theme of “family” by drawing on her own family’s experience of finding a home in a wider church community.

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Family in the Gospel of Mark: The Costs and Rewards of Discipleship

Chris Blumhofer, associate professor of New Testament, considers the way the gospel redefines and transforms our idea of family.

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When Role Eats Soul: The Spiritual Needs of the Pastor’s Family

Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, writes about the effects of pastors’ stress on their children and about developing healthy practices for the good of the family.