Walking with the Saints – Jesus – Life Together

Some great quotes from Bonhoeffer's fantastic book Life Together on Jesus.  I find both these quotes both incredibly challenging and relevant. God’s presence and help have been demonstrated for us in the life of Jesus Christ. It is in fact more important for us to know what God did to Israel, in God’s son Jesus…

The Beauty of Mornings – Bonhoeffer’s Life Together

For Christians the beginning of the day should not be burdened and haunted by the various kinds of concerns they face during the working day. The Lord stands above the new day, for God has made it. All the darkness and confusion of the night with its dreams gives way to the clear light of…

Walking with the Saints: Asking Uncomfortable Questions

I am a people-pleaser.  I like to make people happy.  I want people to like me. This is not always a bad thing.  But it is a bad thing when tough words are called for. John Wesley writes in his journal of the following exchange with a Mr. Oglethorpe.  This conversation occurred early in Wesley's…