There is great value in saying something in a memorable, concise manner. Twitter has caused us to make this a near spiritual discipline. For my own growth (as a generally verbose individual… that’s a long way of saying “wordy”) and for the benefit of others, I highlight tweets each week that deliver a big message in a few words.
If we do not transform our pain, we will most assuredly transmit it.
— Richard Rohr, OFM (@RichardRohrOFM) November 17, 2014
"That sorrow for sin that keeps the soul from looking towards the mercy seat is a sinful sorrow" Thomas Brooks
— Tony Rose (@trose1724) November 24, 2014
This is a time for listening to voices of the marginalized not quick, insensitive responses.
— Derwin L. Gray (@DerwinLGray) November 25, 2014
"Until the story of the hunt is told by the lion, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter." –African proverb
— Jonathan Merritt (@JonathanMerritt) November 26, 2014
Sin has systemic and personal dimensions which can only be countered by a gospel that refuses to reduce systemic sin to a personal problem.
— Matt Adair (@mattadair) November 26, 2014
To be grateful, we need to learn the art of contentment, of being satisfied with things as they are, without rushing to improve on them.
— Miroslav Volf (@MiroslavVolf) November 26, 2014
Augustinian theology is thick enough for sin to have layers. That sin is personal doesn't preclude the reality of systemic injustice.
— Derek Rishmawy (@DZRishmawy) November 26, 2014
Imagine what would happen if we put as much planning and persistence into our giving as we do our shopping.
— John McGowan (@JohnGMcGowan) December 1, 2014