The Magpie

Finding shiny things in the Christian tradition since 2016



Top books I read in 2020

My favourite books from 2020.

What is CBTE?

What is competency-based theological education anyway?

Knowledge competencies

Why I think knowledge should never be a competency in a CBTE program

Identifying competencies for CBTE programs

How to apply the framework origin approach to develop competencies for a CBTE program

Character Competencies

Developing and assessing character is really hard for educators - but it is essential for theological education

Software Wisdom for Ministry

Some lessons from the field of software development for ministry

Top books I read in 2019

The books that changed my life this year.

Peck on the Truth

Scott Peck explains some of the emotional heresies we need to repent of.

A word on resolutions

Learn from Anthony de Mello and Martin Laird how to do resolutions right

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