Howard Snyder

Ecology of Church and Kingdom


Mission and the Big Culture Lie

There’s a big problem with Christian mission—here and worldwide. The problem is this: Most Christians (and Christian missionaries and pastors) have only the foggiest notion of what culture […]

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Lincolns Bishop

Christians Who Sided with Native Americans

Henry Benjamin Whipple (1822-1901) was the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota. He left a remarkable 576-page autobiography, Lights and Shadows of a Long Episcopate (Macmillan, 1902), which offers […]

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Parable of the Baby

“Whenever a baby is born, the parents should plant two more trees to produce oxygen for the baby to breathe. Many times, however, they cut down two trees […]

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Is Heaven our “Office Upstairs”?

A popular devotional book titled Today Can Be Different calls heaven “our Office Upstairs.” One of its daily meditations uses this theme. The author tells the story of […]

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Call Up the Cavalry!

Fort Riley in Kansas was established in 1853. Today it’s not only an army base but also the site of the U.S. Cavalry Museum and the home of […]

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