A community to believe in.

I am astounded at how little we (the church) hear of God's long-term plans, and of esteem (appropriately understood) of our identity.  We should be in a community where such conversation and esteem of one another is common place. I think people - and in particular, people outside the church, may well fear the implications.  But, …

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Not doubting

When entering deeper faith, something happens, where the heart is raised, and the mind and the body respond - ... But then something, doubt, comes.  It's a counter.  And faith feels undesirable. And before you realise, you are out of that perfect place of faith. And then the place of faith seems unattainable, even though it …

Endeavor and friendship. On Stanley Hauerwas’ memoir.

What is reasoned endeavor, or endeavor with reason?  As though, there is a purpose, to reason.  An inspiration met with reason and dedication. Who is Stanley Hauerwas? In Stanley's autobiography, I respected his theological endeavor.  Soon into his academic career, he approached theology with a strong and clear motivation - as of a bricklayer, building …