Corey Fields

Corey Fields

Corey Fields is associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. His doctoral work at Central Baptist Theological Seminary focused on developing a congregational vision for missional ministry. In the summer of 2014, he completed a Louisville Institute sponsored sabbatical study on Christian Community Development.

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 07:28

The role of a ‘declining’ church

When growth itself has become the mission, we’re not making disciples but seeking warm bodies.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:05

Beyond the thumbnail image

The greatest barrier to us in realizing the complexity of reality can be the image we’ve chosen to represent that reality.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 07:20

What ‘religious freedom’ used to mean

Today it’s becoming the cry of the privileged and powerful concerning what they can deny someone else because of religious beliefs.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 06:05

When boundaries don’t behave

Christians must learn to see Jesus as the well in the center of a pasture more than belief as the fence around a pasture.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:05

The forgotten art of living together

Christians are uniquely positioned to model community as God intended it.

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 06:05

Beyond belief

Ryan Bell says he spent a year without God. I would suggest that such an experiment is not possible.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 06:08

Christmas wasn’t Scrooge’s problem

He just didn’t know those who lived in poverty.

Time for Christians to model a new way of engaging.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 15:06

‘Can’t we just play nice?’

To understand justice, you must understand oppression.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 13:58

No marriage at all?

Lawmakers in the Oklahoma legislature may be on to something.

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