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Teaser… I have a divine mandate, a calling from God. We all have one, so I’m not that special. However, my calling is pastoral in the sense of shepherding the people of God. Unlike most pastoral people, I don’t decide … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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