Have you ever sat quietly and looked around your neighborhood? Have you ever drove to church on Sabbath and looked around the surrounding area, wondering what others were doing at the same time? Have you ever “reimagined” your community? I’m watching a grandmother with tears in her eyes as a young man carries two boxes […]
– Jody Neufeld, editor Energion Publications Every Christmas I struggle to find a gift that will mean more than the popular video game of the moment or a name brand shirt/blouse in the correct size. I want the gift to draw my children and grandchildren closer in their relationship with their Father God without […]
I would offer the following challenge to the reader (and to myself ): one cannot begin to grapple with the eschatology of Revelation until one has submitted to the Christology of Revelation.
Why Christians Should Care about Their Jewish Roots by Nancy Petrey: What more compelling reason can be given for caring about the Jewish roots of our faith than that Jesus was and is Jewish? He is the Jewish Messiah promised to the Jewish people and to the whole world. He was born, lived, died, was raised […]
From The Politics of Witness by Allan R. Bevere (@arbevere): All of this means that the church in the modern West is unable to effectively speak truth to power (to turn a phrase popular with some today). The reason is that since Christians have embraced the power politics of the nation state and have chosen […]
(Starting next week, we will have a regular feature on this blog displaying quotes from one or more of our books connected to some current issue or discussion. We will creatively title these From Our Books. This is an early taste. Please follow the link for an explanation.) Today on The Jesus Creed (Scott McKnight’s […]
And now for our numerous American authors and readers, Happy 4th of July!
In each weekly reflection you’ll find a timely quote for personal or group meditation or for public speaking along with art or a poem. Received in a weekly email. For more information, see LinkYourSpirituality.com THE SPARK THAT LIBERATES (But what are you liberated FOR?) What’s the spark that ignites the long, slow fuse of liberation? asked […]