Unity is a God-Entrusted Life, A Sermon on John 17:20-26

Be good. Take care of yourself. Have fun. Mind you manners. Work hard. Make good decisions. Learn a lot. Be careful. Call if you need something. Remember, I love you. Those are the kind of things we say when we are leaving, departing. We give our last minute instructions for what the other should do after we have left. When I was growing up I … Continue reading Unity is a God-Entrusted Life, A Sermon on John 17:20-26

The Church – An Atmosphere or Container?

Tobias Stanislas Haller, who blogs at In A Godward Direction, offers an insightful post entitled One Means One. I’m getting a tad annoyed at people talking about “organic unity” when they mean “institutional unity.” When I say, in the words of the Nicene Creed every week, that I believe the church to be “one holy catholic and apostolic” I mean every word. There is one … Continue reading The Church – An Atmosphere or Container?