John Hayes is founder and director of the mission order InnerChange. InnerChange supports missional communities who are living incarnationally in the poorest areas of cities around the world. So brace yourself for a challenging and inspiring interview!

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Sub-Merge: Service, Justice and Contemplation Among the World’s Poor




“Be content to be an ordinary bush burning with extraordinary fire. Christians get in danger when they try to be an extraordinary bush and then all [they] can give is ordinary fire.”

“We’re socialized into saying, ‘The church needs to do this and that.’ I have a lot of ideas for the church, but I don’t honestly know what the church should do…Learning is really fun, but certainty is almost a cautionary tale. I’m not as certain as I used to be about stuff.”


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