Made Flesh He has risen! May the presence of the Crucified-Risen One slip behind walls of our well-defended lives today and surprise us with love’s confounding joy.   “I know nothing, except what everyone knows – if there when Grace dances, I should dance.” ― W.H. Auden Easter Blessings, The Street Psalms Community Made Flesh…

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The Story Our missional question came as a response to a significant watershed moment at the 2017 Street Psalms Institute in Grand Rapids. It became painfully obvious that while Street Psalms is committed to a theology that embraces those who are at the margins, the voice of women was obviously and painfully under-represented in our…

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The Story In 2013, a young pastor in Tacoma who was newly appointed to her aging church met with the director of Street Psalms and the Tacoma training hub. Towards the end of the conversation she humbly admitted that after six months of preaching, she felt she had run out of things to say from…

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A Brief Introduction This month we are featuring Kristy Humphreys, the Operations Manager for Street Psalms. Kristy has a unique vantage on our work of developing incarnational leaders. She handles the books. A wise mentor taught me that our checkbook and our calendar book reveal more about who we are than any other books in…

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Nairobi, Kenya Moses has an incarnational message – a way of seeing that transforms. Moses is part of a network in Nairobi nurtured by the Center for Transforming Mission – a training hub with Street Psalms. Moses was one of 23 scholars who live and serve in the informal settlements of Nairobi, and earned a…

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Pretoria, South Africa Wilna has an incarnational manner—a way of being that transforms. She leads a grassroots organization in Pretoria, South Africa called the Tshwane Leadership Foundation – a training hub with Street Psalms. For years they have been leading a wildly successful public witness event to demonstrate God’s heart for justice and peace in…

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Guatemala City, Guatemala William has an incarnational method – a way of doing that transforms. William is part of a citywide network in Guatemala City nurtured by the Center for Transforming Mission – a training hub with Street Psalms. For years, hundreds of grassroots leaders have been learning how to “do” theology from below. From…

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Shrouded by a cloud of fear and disgust, Taty made her way toward the group of youth with an act of penance in hand. As she gingerly handed a cup of coffee to the first young man she came across, he looked at her with a warm and disarming smile of gratitude and acceptance. Taty…

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