"I am a tutor, a drummer, and I work." And then, I laugh. Perhaps because I have had such a confusing, and odd number of years. ... I get the question, "What do you do?" often. With some reflection now, the implementation is easy, because it is. I can tutor - and there is not much preparatory … Continue reading One step at a time
Praise, to the one who appears, in sound, experience, and direction and seek not the experience, but the one who has much more work to do. ... With thanks
My thought of leading a church, is rather a strong heart for leading a church. But this has been on hold, for me. For whatever reason, I have not considered that I should - for the immediate future. And this has been hard, because I am shaped to. I continue to "be" in this direction, … Continue reading Church practice
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 … Continue reading Not doubting
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.
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: … Continue reading To “envision” Jesus.