N.T. Wright, via
@erinhmoon ... the Bible’s role is to authoritatively point us to Christ and it’s not “a collection of timeless truths to which all people everywhere and at every time must intellectually ascent to in order to be saved. 1/3
The Church teaches that workers have a right to -unionize -a wage sufficient for families, savings, and leisure -that free agreement does not mean a wage is just -and not paying a just wage is a grave sin People before profit. Humanity before economy. Labor before capital.
To think we have nothing to learn from young children, animals, and plants, among other created things—is to have a limited view of the divine. To find meaning in our kinship with all living things is to be fully human.
And if somebody doesn’t have sense enough to turn on the dim and beautiful and powerful lights of love in this world, the whole of our civilization will be plunged into the abyss of destruction." (MLK, Jr. 'Loving Your Enemies'
"And Toynbee tells that out of the twenty-two civilizations that have risen up, all but about seven have found themselves in the junkheap of destruction. It is because civilizations fail to have sense enough to dim the lights.
Reading MLK sermons and he mentions Toynbee... has anyone heard of his theory? 'believes that the ideas and methods for meeting the challenges for a society come from a creative minority. The ideas and methods developed by the creative minority are copied by the majority.'
Wendell Berry speaking to my soul this day.https://twitter.com/JamiesonTaylor2/status/1432017390477455365 …
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churches, theology, politics, social activism, etc. can be good things but they can never be Jesus. Any of those can be corrupted. Jesus cannot. Are you trying to help people encounter & follow Jesus?
Here’s # of ICU beds:
Maury Regional 0
HCA Tristar 0
St Thomas 0
NAMC in Florence, AL 0
Williamson County 0
Erlanger in Chattanooga 0
Jackson TN 0
There is no where to put sick patients in Middle TN.
#hospitalsarefull #noroomhttps://twitter.com/KGreenMD/status/1426484841562976262 …
My degree is in Philosophy, but I worked in mortgage lending in the early 00s, homeschooled my kids for 7 years, taught ESL online for 3.5 years. Help?
Welp. My job is coming to an end due to new Chinese regulations in regards to foreign teachers. Not sure if this will yield any leads, but I could use prayer/advice.
“You have to keep in your mind the imagery of infinite possibility.” See also, “another world is possible” and “it doesn’t have to be this way” Worth your time to listen …https://twitter.com/ElizabethADark/status/1421458533397172225 …