the Gospel and Our Culture - encouraging the encounter

January 28, 2009
eSeries No. 2
  • Proposals for a Missional Hermeneutic: Mapping the Conversation, by George R. Hunsberger
  • A Response at AAR to Hunsberger's "Proposals..." Essay, by Michael Barram
  • A Response at SBL to Hunsberger's "Proposals..." Essay, by James V. Brownson
November 15, 2008
eSeries No. 1
  • Ecclesiology of the Emerging Church, by Rebekah Zorgdrager
  • Jesus Outside the Feast? A Sermon on Revelation 3:14-22, by Catherine Gunsalus and Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Reflections for a Conversation on Theology in Congregational Life, by George R. Hunsberger
December 1, 2003
Vol. 15, Nos. 3 & 4
  • Lessons Learned and Offered: Reflections upon an Internship in a Seeker-Oriented Church, by Susan Beaumont.
  • Mission or Mission, by Edwin Searcy.
  • Reimagining Spiritual Formation: A Week in the Life of an Experimental Church, by Doug Pagitt.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Radical Gratitude, by Mary Jo Leddy, reviewed by Wayne A. Holst.
June 1, 2003
Vol. 15, Nos 1 & 2
  • StormFront and Clay Jars: The Gospel and Our Culture Series Expands, by George R. Hunsberger. 
  • Seven Working Assumptions for Preaching in a Missional Church, by Edwin Searcy. 
  • Baptized Into the Resistance, by Matt Gunter.  
  • Some Basic Literature of the North American Movement, by George R. Hunsberger. 
  • Newbigin.Net: Bibliography and Document Archive. 
December 1, 2002
Vol. 14, Nos. 3 & 4
  • Ministry at the Margins, Brian McGaffigan (Canada).
  • Evangelism as Companionship, by Katie Hayes (USA).
  • The Gospel in the Haze of Christendom, by David Kettle (UK).
  • Not Quite Established: The Gospel and Australian Culture, by Ross Langmead (Australia).
  • The Acts 15 Agenda, by H. Jurgens Hendriks (South Africa).
  • Listening to People's Spirituality: WCC Consultation Looks for New Forms of Church Belonging, by Michael Stahl (Germany).
  • Letters to the Editor.
June 1, 2002
Vol. 14, No. 2
  • New Hope: A Dialogue on Missional Transformation in Seeker Sensitive Contexts, by David Edwin Eagle and Kristin Noelle Fast.
  • The Prodigal Church: A Narrative Plea from a Seeker-Sensitive Pastor, by Tim Parsley.
  • Global Variations: A conversation among partners in the gospel and Western culture movement (announcing the 2002 GOCN consultation).
March 1, 2002
Vol. 14, No. 1
  • The Haze of Christendom, by David Kettle,
  • with Responses from Douglas John Hall (Moving Beyond the Haze of Christendom),
  • Stanley Hauerwas (Betwixt and Between: Negotiating Modernity),
  • and Craig Van Gelder (Response to "The Haze of Christendom").
  • Gospel and Cultures: A WCC Study Process, by Jacque Mathey.
December 1, 2001
Vol. 13, Nos. 3 & 4
  • “American” Values Abroad, by William R. Burrows. 
  • An Interview with Sally Morgenthaler, by 
  • Refilling Stone Jars: Some Biblical Practices for the Continuing Conversion of the Church, by Chris Erdman. 
  • Response to Chris Erdman, by Kent Miller. 
  • Ministry For All!, by Pete Hammond
June 1, 2001
Vol. 13, No. 2
  • New Ways of Being Church, by Anne Wilkinson-Hayes (UK). 
  • “We are Matthew 25”--A Reflection on Matthew 25: 1-46, by George R. Hunsberger. 
  • Intergenerational Worship, Part II--A Cyber-Conversation (GOCN online discussion group). 
  • Book Review: LESSLIE NEWBIGIN: A THEOLOGICAL LIFE, by Geoffrey Wainwright, reviewed by H. Dan Beeby (UK).
March 1, 2001
Vol. 13, No. 1
  • Faithful and Compelling Performances of the Gospel, by James V. Brownson. 
  • Epistemology and Book Shelves: Or, How I Knew Postmodernism Was Getting To Me, by John Bowen. 
  • Intergenerational Worship--A Cyber-Conversation (an online GOCN discussion group).
December 1, 2000
Vol. 12, No. 4
  • "Organize to beat the devil...", by Joel B. Green and Mark Lau Branson.
  • Ekklesia: Something "More", by Jeff Van Kooten.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community, by Philip Kenneson, reviewed by Inagrace T. Dietterich.
  • The Stated "Principles" of the Ekklesia Project, from "A Declaration and an Invitation to All Christians."
September 1, 2000
Vol. 12, No. 3
  • God's Letter to the World: From a Sermon on 2 Corinthians 3:1-3, by Darrell L. Guder.
  • BOOK REVIEW: The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty, by David G. Myers, reviewed by Marvin Hoff.
  • Re-Visioning the Pastoral Vocation, by Chris Erdman.
June 1, 2000
Vol. 12, No. 2
  • The Return to Ancient Spiritual Practices, by Mark Yaconelli.
  • Responses to Boogaart on "Tithing":  Consumerism and Consumption, by Rich Pleva; and
  • The Inadequacies of Tithing, by John Flett.
  • Evangelical Worship Fosters Secularism, by Mark McKim.
  • The God Who Sent Jesus: Reflections from John 17, by James V. Brownson.
  • A Framework for Discussion of Faith and Electronic Media-Culture, by Peter Horsfield.
March 1, 2000
Vol. 12, No. 1
  • Floating Along? by Miroslav Volf. 
  • A Second Reformation is at Hand: Why Youth Workers Must Lead the Way, by Mark Driscoll and Chris Seay.
  • Books Worth Mentioning and 
December 1, 1999
Vol. 11, No. 4
  • The Church and the Powers, by Lois Y. Barrett.
  • Cultivating Ways of Christ in the Postmodern Transition: Resources for Pastoral Leaders (4), by George R. Hunsberger.
  • The Powers and Urban Land Use, by Liala Beukema.
  • Thinking Biblically and Theologically about a Particular Power, by Bill Wylie-Kellermann.