Randy Harris and I recently held a Theology Lab at the Boerne church just north of San Antonio. During this lab I facilitated discussion about the interrelated biblical themes of mission dei (the mission of God), the kingdom of God, and incarnation. During the discussion of each Theology we also reflected on related Practices and First Steps in developing these practices.
Randy Harris led us in reflecting on the major tenets of the Christian faith beginning with “humanity” and concluding with a theology of “church” and the nature of spiritual formation. It was a transformative lab of church leaders!
During our final debriefing, one elder asked, “How can we summarize the content of this lab so others in the church can grasp what we have learned? What is our elevator speech?” Continue reading