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Day: November 1, 2011
Can African churches in fact use the present crisis as an opportunity to rediscover the sources of their inner security? …did Stott not offer a more generous ecclesial vision, and a more charitable way to speak the truth in love, than does GAFCON? …In what ways should American Christians moderate their imperialist ambitions to set standards and offer solutions to the rest of the world?
“We need to pray that we will be empowered to speak clearly to our elected agents in government who make decisions about climate change.”
It seemed to him at that moment that it would have been quite easy to have been a saint. It would only have needed a little self-restraint and a little courage.
Historically, on All Saints Day, we focus on the “perfection” of the saints–that they are models of holiness, and we feel we can never attain that kind of perfection. But the more I read about the lives of the saints, the more I recognize they were wildly, crazily IM-perfect.