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By | 2018-01-17T23:48:11+00:00 July 1st, 2014|

  "The Kingdom of God is where we belong. It is home, and whether we realize it or not, I think we are all of us homesick for it." - Frederick Buechner This morning I'm sitting on the porch, with coffee, and thinking about home. Which is a little ironic since I'm in my house. [...]

Definitive Prayer: Meditations on Community Part Two

By | 2014-08-18T22:34:43+00:00 February 2nd, 2012|

Discipleship is crucial to the life of the Church/Christianity. But crucial to discipleship is a culture of prayer. I do believe that being a "house of prayer [for all nations]" is an underlying identity of the Church. My experience with the (primarily) program driven church in the U.S. is that true discipleship is rare. I [...]

Oscar Romero: a step back

By | 2014-08-18T22:34:43+00:00 January 31st, 2012|

It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision.We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God's work.Nothing we do is complete, which is a way of saying that the kingdom always lies [...]