Tag Archives: culture

What We Are

Continuing my encouragement of parishioners in building a Christian Culture, let’s look at some things people might notice. We aren’t Greens, but we have a powerful affinity for nature. You cannot distinguish between peace with God and communion with Creation. … Continue reading

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What We Are Not

Where are you? To what place on this earth has God called you to reside? What is your mission there? How does “humble” and “grateful” appear where God put you? It’s not for anyone to write religious rules for another. … Continue reading

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Reblog: Perception Reborn

Reposted here from Kiln of the Soul blog. What would we need to say about building a Christian culture? First and foremost, our only reason for living on this earth is to bring glory to God, specifically to the name … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Christian Culture

Teaser… A covenant with God breeds a culture. There’s nothing wrong with the idea of a Christian Culture, something that is uniquely representative of following Christ. Our problem here in America is that it’s more American than Christian. The First … Continue reading

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Unlearning

I want to reinforce something Sister Christine said on her blog the other day: The heart does not have to be taught how to sense the world. The mind does not have to be taught to acquiesce to the heart, … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Tell Them You Love Me

Mysticism presumes that what really matters is beyond words. We cannot possibly transmit truth, but we can fellowship in our shared truth via human communications. That requires a certain shared contextual language and culture. Our context militates against mysticism, but … Continue reading

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Reviewing Darkness 02

By now we should understand that the term “demon possession” conjures a wholly bogus image of how things actually work. The question is not binary; all of us suffer some demonic presence in our lives to varying degrees. There is … Continue reading

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