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One of the first listed characteristics of love in the famous list in 1 Corinthians 13 is patience: “Love is patient….” God is Love – therefore we can expect that he is patient. Understanding that is helpful. Unfortunately, some Christians, … Continue reading
Reminder of the Mystery. Truth-speaker. Great bridge-builder. The space of love between everything. Inherent victory. The welcoming within. These are just a few of the descriptions which Father Richard Rohr has used to describe the Holy Spirit. He wrote … Continue reading
(from article Robert King “Death and Resurrection of an Urban Church, retrieved 15 April 2017) https://www.faithandleadership.com/death-and-resurrection-urban-church Three steps in the process 1. Listen Learn about your community by paying attention to its people and environment, including individuals; associations and other community … Continue reading
Have you ever heard church people talking about “reaching out into the community” – and noticed that this phrasing makes it sound like church is over here and community is over there – a completely different entity. And then found yourself … Continue reading
A church honest enough to talk about tough times, “the wall”, the dark night of the soul, a crisis of faith, brokenness, wilderness, desolation, pain, grief… themes present throughout the Bible but not preached on, often. Here is one church, … Continue reading
I have just heard of some Biblically based and nourishing recommendations for Lent Joel 2 : 12 and 13 Do you want to fast this Lent ? Words from Pope Francis Fast from hurting words and say kind … Continue reading
This is the song least likely to be sung in church, any church. And yet it voices unspoken powerful songs of the heart. A conversation with God which begins as a monologue, in doubt and searching. Hear it.