New York and rest

I've been doing a lot of walking since arriving in New York on Friday. It's a long walk from East Williamsburg to Manhattan.  At least an hour and a half each way.  Plenty of time to observe, and wander in provoked thoughts. I have made it out to Macy's (I almost bought a new jacket), the … Continue reading New York and rest


Speaking it out

God. Church. Tutoring, work, drums. ... These are my priorities at the moment. To work out priorities, is important when you are not doing what you want.  To set priorities, is setting a direction.  And then the challenge is to stick to them. (You do not need to be doing the priorities, for them to … Continue reading Speaking it out

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. ... * … Continue reading The church has members in many nations.

The church is no longer in a state of sin.

An excerpt from N.T. Wright’s tome, Jesus and the Victory of God, page 268: “Centuries of Christian usage have accustomed readers of the New Testament to think of “forgiveness” as primarily a gift to the individual person, which can be made at any time.  It is, in that sense, abstract and ahistorical, however much it … Continue reading The church is no longer in a state of sin.