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  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    The city, in its profound need, is a great laboratory of the love of God.
    Note: Love....
  • David shared from Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
    To seek an approach to spiritual growth that values inward transformation over external appearances To value a spirituality that seeks not to limit our God-given humanity, creativity, or individuality; to value diversity and difference over conformity and uniformity To enjoy from-the-heart, honest dialogues and avoid relationships marked by superficiality and hidden agendas To strive to be completely honest with God and appropriately transparent with others about our inmost thoughts, hopes, dreams, emotions, shortcomings, failings, transgressions, struggles To seek to welcome back mystery and...
    Note: New Added Values For Faith Communities - Pt 2
  • David shared from Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
    To seek an approach to spiritual growth that values inward transformation over external appearances To value a spirituality that seeks not to limit our God-given humanity, creativity, or individuality; to value diversity and difference over conformity and uniformity To enjoy from-the-heart, honest dialogues and avoid relationships marked by superficiality and hidden agendas To strive to be completely honest with God and appropriately transparent with others about our inmost thoughts, hopes, dreams, emotions, shortcomings, failings, transgressions, struggles To seek to welcome back mystery and...
    Note: New Added Values For Faith Communities
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    I call the third type of church compassionate to the core. This is the church in which compassion, reconciliation, and justice are core values that permeate every aspect of church life.
    Note: Three types of churches - #3
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    The second type of church recognizes compassion and justice as important and forms a compassion committee or social concerns ministry as one of the many ministries within the life of the church.
    Note: Three types of churches - #2
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    The first is the church that essentially ignores issues related to God’s concern for the poor while focusing almost exclusively on personal evangelism and personal growth. I call it the personal piety church.
    Note: Three types of churches - #1
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    Yes, we will always have the poor with us until someday when the kingdom comes in full and “sorrow and sighing will flee away” (Isa. 35:10). Therefore, we are to be openhanded and generous. “And do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to” (Deut. 15:10).
    Note: The poor shall always be with us...
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    Jesus was right; there will always be someone who needs our help, but ongoing, systemic poverty results from failure to help, our failure to obey God.
    Note: Systemic poverty results from failure to obey God...
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    we are simply living our lives in comfortable association with our family and friends in safe places where we are not bothered by the perplexing challenges of poverty.
    Note: Are you unbothered by poverty?
  • David shared from Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
    We must never tire of doing little things for the love of God, who considers not the magnitude of the work, but the love.[13]
    Note: Sacrilize Everything!
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