Eight years ago this week, I sent my first little missive out into cyberspace at http://inaspaciousplace.blogspot.ca/2008/07/introduction.html
It is a chilling expression in any context, but particularly when used to describe the operational life of the church.
Here are commandments six to ten of my Ten Commandments For Church Leadership:
There are ten principles by which I attempt to operate as a leader in the church.
A prophetic and thought-provoking comment appeared this morning in response to Thursday’s post “No Justice In The Face Of Auschwitz.”
…. or perhaps it is all just a generational thing.
We awaken this morning in a world that is a little less stable and even more unpredictable than it was just a day ago.
There is considerable irony in the fact that Giulio Ricciarelli’s 2014 film “Labyrinth of Lies” which pleads for the preserving of painful memories has received so little attention since its release two years ago.
Beneath much of what was said at the recent Diocese of BC Clergy Conference lay an air of fear. A vague sense of unease hung at the edges of many conversations.
Clearly there are times when it is neither healthy nor sane to remain in a relationship. When a relationship becomes so hurtful and dysfunctional that there can no longer be any hope of other than more pain, it is time to leave.