…for once again articulating beautifully the things that are deep within my heart.
“It was the error of the Reformation period that for the most part we could only see what divided us and we failed to grasp existentially what we have in common in terms of the great deposit of sacred Scripture…
Just found this. Shout out to Audrey Assad for posting it.
Poor Benedict XVI had declared October 11, 2012 - November 24, 2013 to be a Year of Faith. What I want to know from you is:
1- What is your faith to you?
2- Could you devote a whole year to deepening & sharing your faith? What would you do? Why?
This is something I’ve been curious about, and I want to revisit the idea of a year of faith a few times this year, but I want your input first.
Maybe we need to start looking at how we treat GOD with our prayer. So many times, I hear people praying one particular prayer, asking the Holy Spirit to come. I’ve always found this odd. I don’t want to sound like a heretic here, but it almost seems hypocritical or arrogant of us to make such a request.
Sometimes, we wonder whether or not we are good enough: good enough for GOD, for our family, for our friends. We often times think that we may not be worthy of the call. We may feel overwhelmed & frustrated. So what can we see in the Bible about being “good enough”.
Many of you have heard the story of what happened a year ago when we decided to do a conference here in San Francisco… In short, we were going to have hundreds of people show up in the inner city to pass out thousands of meals to the poor and homeless. A few days before the conference, the…