The visits to Birmingham for ReSource was wonderful as ever. Photos never do it justice especially as many of the best moments you can’t really photograph. The focus was on crossing cultures and we reflected on migration and mission in relation to the African diasporas with Harvey Kwiyani and this included a visit to a Ghanaian Church of Pentecost worship service. We met with Richard Sudworth who leads a missional community in Sparkbrook, an area that has a mix of cultures but is predominantly Islamic in faith. This included a visit to a mosque. And then we met with ordained pioneer kate Pearson to hear about her work on a council estate. As ever lots of food and conversation and plenty to reflect on, be inspired and challenged by…
ReSource Birmingham – Crossing Cultures
ANVIL journal of theology and mission
Volume 38 issue 2 is out now, focused on sustainability in mission. With articles on African eco-theology, community organising and apophatic spirituality.