Tag Archives: Relationship

Converesion and Friendship

The point of the Christian faith is friendship or relationship with God and with each other  – through Christ and the work of his church. However, in the current climate of the mainline church and the evangelical church we are … Continue reading

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All Saints Day: Reflecting Two Day Later

God chose to transmit the faith in Christ, in the promise of Christ/resurrection/church, all through people. It’s funny, most of us don’t carry around a lot of respect for folks all the time, but it’s just those “folks” that teach us … Continue reading

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Friendship: Reimagining the Means of Grace

Following the narrow path provides the basis for the wonderfully written and perhaps wrong minded tirade of Jonathan Edwards’ “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”. Jonathan Edwards was not a truly gentle person especially to his congregation. Deeds more … Continue reading

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Grace as a Handshake

Grace is an invitation to a relationship. The founder of methodism John Wesley described grace in three parts prevenient, justifying, and sanctifying. The good ole handshake really puts that into a perspective that I like. Imagine our experience of grace … Continue reading

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