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 …

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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 …

Battening down the hatches.

Contemplation, and entering a place of rest. The storm crashing over the bow. Tuning out concerns about accommodation. Standing on deck, and battening down the hatches. Tuning out concerns about money. Going to the helm, and holding onto the wheel. Tuning out concerns about health. Concentrating on steering. and forgetting the seasickness.

Christian hospitality

What is hospitality, but a place in our heart? The Christian real estate business (a new creation business) is based in the heart! Only once we speak about the heart, can we speak about the structures: such as houses, chapels and castles. And, the way to the Christian heart, is through Lord Jesus.

Asbury Park.

The greatest moment was the past? I went to Asbury Park in 2011, taking the train. The sky clouds the day, in Asbury Park.  The wooden planks stretch forth.  The beach behind the rails.  The famous bar, where he started. Contemplation. In the past, was the cross and resurrection.  And the cross can be seen, everywhere, …

The church has members in many nations.

"The church" has many millions of members in: The European Union, The United States, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Philippines, Nigeria, The Democratic Republic of Congo, China, and Ethiopia. And, there are many thousands of members in: Bermuda, Cambodia, Dominica, The Faroe Islands, Greenland, The Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, San Marino, Seychelles, Tonga, and Turkey. ... * …

To “envision” Jesus.

To "envision" Jesus is about:looking to the past (the cross and resurrection),through the lens of the Christian historical metanarrative, in order tobetter understand the present, andsee the present anticipation of Jesus' second coming (in question...).Updated (February 4th, 2015):The discussion involves better understanding the cross and resurrection as the climactic events that shaped the present age: …