Hope changes things. God is not like an especially powerful creature, but is the ground of our very being. When we come to new birth in Christ–when we stop presenting an obstacle to God’s mercy in our lives–we grow in our freedom.
Day: May 15, 2011
Let’s not “add to a culture of violence and fear, and increase the number of senseless killings,” Milwaukee’s bishop advises.
Our specific attention was drawn by the content of one of the course’s actual test questions from 2008.
“When members meet Tuesday at the church, they’ll be assigned different routes in a one-mile radius. Members, whom Seles said should invite a friend to join them on the walk, are to be observant as to what they see and who they meet.”
“What does it profit a Christian social justice organization to gain the admiration of the political and religious the world at the cost of harming the soul of so many of its own servants?”
“In taking this action, I believe our church moved a step forward and brought itself closer in line with Christ’s all-embracing love.”
There is no image of the Saviour as exploited by Christian art as that of the Good Shepherd. However, it too often puts before us an idyllic, somewhat effeminate figure, with insipid colours—in short, something very different from the rough, nomadic shepherd who inspired the words of Christ and who, alone,