The Magpie

Finding shiny things in the Christian tradition since 2016


Intentional Community

Trueblood on Transforming Church

Trueblood gives some practical advice on how to transform congregations into redemptive societies

Trueblood on How to Fix Society

Elton Trueblood suggests Christ-filled fellowships as the answer to what ails Western society

Vanier on the stages of living in community

Jean Vanier describes the four crises that come to all who live in community.

Vanier on forgiveness

Jean Vanier on practicing forgiveness in community

One way to engage beggars

How one intentional community engaged with a man asking for money

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