Prophecy, Pedagogy and Permaculture

InhabitBy Tim Nafziger, co-founder of Young Anabaptist Radicals residing in Southern California’s Ventura River Watershed

8 years ago, I showed “What a Way to Go” to my family. I hope they would, as the movie tag line says, come to grips “with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American lifestyle.”

Halfway through the movie my sister walked out. It wasn’t so much that she was opposed to the message of the movie. She just couldn’t take how relentlessly depressing it was. Continue reading

Radical Discipleship: Seven Communities

tim nafzigerBy Tim Nafziger, originally posted at Geez Magazine

Radical Discipleship: Seven communities that have shaped my journey as an Anabaptist

From February 16-20, 2015, I was immersed in the Between Seminary, Sanctuary, Streets and Soil: A Festival of Radical Discipleship. The gathering featured over 80 presenters from communities around the U.S. Their stories of radical discipleship inspired me to put together this primer of seven communities that I have visited and interacted with over the past decade. Each of them were represented at the Festival.

Read more here.