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The Abundance of Wholeness, Completeness, and Fullness

A Feature Review of

Mending the Divides: Creative Love in a Conflicted World
Jon Huckins and Jer Swigart

Paperback: IVP Books
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Reviewed by Tamara Hill Murphy


Approximately a dozen years ago, my husband and I attended a conference which featured, among several stellar speakers, Eugene Peterson. We were young, newly entrenched in church ministry, and looking for some answers to our big questions. While Peterson gave his talk with his signature warmth and wisdom, it was the post-talk Q & A session that has stuck with us all these years. I don’t quite remember what the questioner asked, but it’s safe to assume it was similar to the kind of internal big questions my husband and I carried into the conference. The question hung in the air, the room of several hundred people silent, pens poised over notebooks to capture the insight of a seasoned minister. The silence lasted a moment or two as Peterson shifted in his chair, looking off toward the ceiling, and finally intoned: “I’m wary of big ideas.”

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Jon Huckins - Thin PlacesOur Latest Book Giveaway…

We’re giving away 5 copies of the BOOK AND DVD SET:

Thin Places: 6 Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community.

Jon Huckins with Rob Yackley

Paperback/DVD: The House Studios, 2012.

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Jon Huckins  - Thin PlacesBecoming New People and New Communities.

A Feature Review of

Thin Places: 6 Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community.

Jon Huckins with Rob Yackley

Paperback/DVD: The House Studio, 2012.
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Review by Caitlin Michelle Desjardins

NieuCommunities, intentional Christian communities currently located in San Diego, Vancouver and South Africa, were founded on the understanding that God’s Kingdom is being realized here and now, and that as Christians we are called to live radically and missionally. Jon Huckins, the primary author of Thin Places recounts the story of St. Columba who described the experience of prayer for his community at Iona as a “thin place”: a place where heaven and earth were narrowly separated. Holding together the idea of thin places, along with the unique and complementary callings of monasticism and missions, Huckins and the NieuCommunities have ordered their lives around 6 “postures” that exemplify for them what Christ has called them to be as communities and individual families.

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