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Category Archives: Faith
Reading the text and commentary for the Focolare Movement’s “Word of Life” for May, 2015, brought to my mind an experience from two years ago when I was in Rome to meet with the editorial staff of the publishing house … Continue reading
Aaron Niequist began an experimental community at Willow Creek early last year (2014). The Practice: Learning the Unforced Rhythms of Grace. Aaron aims to be a discipleship-focused, formation oriented, practice-based tribe asks two simple questions: (1) What is the Life that Christ invites us into? and (2) “What are the practices,” he asks, “that we can do together, and on our own, to embrace this Eternal Life now?” Said simply: What is God doing and how can we join Him? As Aaron and I have gotten to know each other … Continue reading
Today’s Guest Blogger: Dr. David Lescalleet There was an interesting recent editorial on dailybeast.com entitled: Why I’m coming out as a Christian. Columnist Ana Marie Cox who has written for a number of periodicals and has quite the following on … Continue reading
What God gave to me in the late 1990s, and into the early years of this present century, was a settled assurance that he would go with me into a desert. There I would feel abandoned at times but he … Continue reading
As I have been reading and writing on love for more than thirteen months now I am awestruck by so much that is transforming my own life. Here is but one example. A Pauline text that has deeply moved me can … Continue reading
Over recent days I have been reading Austen Ivereigh’s new biography, The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2014). This is a magnificent book. It is clearly the best biography … Continue reading
God wants to show us his love for us in the circumstances he providentially arranges for our lives to be lived in. When all is right and rosy in our lives, it is quite easy and natural to arrive at … Continue reading
I was in Boston for three days last weekend working in a number of exciting missional-ecumenical contexts. Boston is best known, in terms of its Christian leadership, for the work of Cardinal Sean O’Malley. I pray for Cardinal O’Malley, a … Continue reading
In this my final post in this series I wish to note that the way forward is for Protestants and Catholics to get to know one another much better. Out of dialogue we can learn to say very simple things … Continue reading
I want to conclude this series with three posts that will, I sincerely hope, summarize some important observations that I’ve made over recent weeks. First, the Bible plainly teaches that God alone saves human persons therefore God alone gets the “credit” … Continue reading