Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Life Together III

Those who dream about what authentic Christian community could be or should be are often the biggest sabboteurs of what Christian community is or would be.

When I become so insistent that our community of faith is inadequate, it is as though I mark God's gift of community with a "Return to Sender" label and reject the grace he offers.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer...I hate you. (a.k.a. conviction)

So have you chosen to enter into God's gift of community or are you rejecting grace and blessing?

1 comment:

Wood said...

you really gotta stop reading this book, its beginning to wreck my life as well, or I gotta stop reading your blog.... I guess I fall into the rejection side..too often i think (sometimes out loud) about what SHOULD be vs what IS. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? 25Thanks be to God—through Jesus Christ our Lord!