Our Best Days are Always Ahead of Us

Mappings Writings

In our service to Christian leaders, we like to remind ministers-in-transition that, as Christ-followers, our “best days” are always AHEAD of us.  Not BEHIND us. Why do we hold such …

Consequences

Mappings Writings

Romans 7 and Galatians 5 speak of this tension from a redemptive perspective. Each person in our organization has the capacity to be loving, kind, and hardworking. Each person in …

We and You

Mappings Writings

Who is We?  Who is You? I have the great privilege of visiting a variety of Christian worship services any given weekend.  And, for the most part, I am truly …

Why we help

Mappings Writings

Referring to his followers in Matthew 25: 35-40, Jesus said: “I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, …

Liminality

Mappings Writings

  At MAPPINGS, we like the word “liminality”, though it doesn’t show up in most day to day conversations. Liminality is derived from the Latin “limen”, which means “threshold”—that is, …