Instead of a church that’s more like us, maybe we should be seeking a church that looks more like Jesus.
The “treasures on earth” Jesus rebukes are the systems and structures that oppress, objectify and dehumanize others at the altar of self-righteousness, exclusivity and superiority.
I thought I was doing the right thing. But over time I started believing it was more important to convince people I was right about what you want than to show them who you are.
Sometimes there is no amount of focus or energy that we can pour into a situation to make it any better. There is no amount of worrying or hand-wringing that is going to bring about a resolution of any kind.
A few weeks ago my friend Darren Bouwmeester posted here at The Awesomeness Conspiracy as part of a blog exchange project. Today, my article, "Confessions of a non-sustainable carnivore" appears on Darren's site, Composting Faith. Here's an excerpt... ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I don’t garden. I shop at Wal-Mart. I drive an 8-cylinder Jeep. I only recycle about a third of what … Continue reading Confessions…an excerpt