Tag Archives: Reformation

Breach-Menders

From the Bottom Up: Summary Breach-Menders Sunday, December 24, 2017 The ancient ruins will be rebuilt, You will build on age-old foundations, You will be called “Breach-Mender,” Restorer of ruined houses. —Isaiah 58:12 Throughout this year’s Daily Meditations, I have tried to follow in the footsteps of great reformers like Isaiah, Jesus, St. Francis of… Continue Reading Breach-Menders

A Great Convergence

Emerging Church A Great Convergence Tuesday, November 28, 2017 The emerging church, a convergence of hopeful and liberating Christian themes, is happening on all continents, in all denominations, at all levels—and at a rather quick pace. I want to name this movement so that you can first of all recognize how it has already happened… Continue Reading A Great Convergence

A New Reformation

Emerging Church A New Reformation Monday, November 27, 2017 I believe that what some refer to as the “emerging church” is a movement of the Holy Spirit. Movements are the energy-building stages of things, before they become monuments, museums, or machines. In the last sixty years, several significant events have taken place, both within and… Continue Reading A New Reformation

The Great Emergence

Emerging Church The Great Emergence Sunday, November 26, 2017 I have come to set fire upon the earth, and how I wish it were already blazing. —Luke 12:49 Protestants and Catholics recently honored the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. In 1517, when Martin Luther posted his “95 Theses” or complaints to the church door in… Continue Reading The Great Emergence

Participatory Knowing

Trinity: Week 2 Participatory Knowing Sunday, September 18, 2016 All authentic knowledge of God is participatory. I must say this directly and clearly because it is a very different way of knowing reality—and it should be the unique, open-horizoned gift of people of faith. But Christians have almost entirely lost this way of knowing, ever… Continue Reading Participatory Knowing

Mind, Heart, and Body

Wisdom’s Way of Knowing Mind, Heart, and Body Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Wisdom is not the result of mental effort; it is a way of being—a way of being whole and fully open to a knowing that is more than rational thought alone. Do not confuse this kind of knowing as lightweight, saccharine, or ephemeral.… Continue Reading Mind, Heart, and Body

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