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The Concern of the Entire Congregation

The Concern of the Entire Congregation

By Brother Simon Wasike
The usage of the phrase, “we are one village” meant to me that the concerns of one region are not only for that particular region but are meant to be the concerns of the entire congregation.

by × August 9, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Living Our Call

Living Our Call

As I video-chatted with my friend last evening, I could see that he looked as young as he had when we first met in our very early 30’s. With but the little rest he needed to restore his physical strength, he was ready to serve the possibility that he saw in so many of the young people he had spent the past weeks with, and he longed to discern how best to serve that possibility.

by × August 8, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Common Life

The Common Life

Particularly as Euro-American culture has become more and more work-fixated and product and finance-oriented,  much of our work lives have become more and more burdensome and debilitating. This is true not only in the secular sphere but even in the so-called religious one.

by × August 7, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Presumption of Knowing

The Presumption of Knowing

What is our greatest obstacle to change, reformation, and transformation in both our personal and shared lives? One of the ways we navigate the mystery of life is by an arrogant presumption that we know and understand. This is most at work in us in the most familiar settings of our lives.

by × August 4, 2017 ×

Community

Life without Patience is like a Tree without Roots

Life without Patience is like a Tree without Roots

By Brother Kenneth Wangila Mulongo

On the final day of the retreat, the theme was Patience, which is critical to any vocation, for whoever has it lacks nothing; God alone is enough. The life that has no patience is like the tree with no roots.

by × August 4, 2017 ×