I have been challenged of recent years to be more present in my community. To BE the presence of God IN my community. To be available and to be salt and light. That means being accessible and involved in the life of the community around me.
They have a common table, but not a common bed. They are in the flesh, but they do not live after the flesh. They pass their days on earth, but they are citizens of heaven. They obey the prescribed laws, and at the same time surpass the laws by their lives. They love all men and are persecuted by all. They are unknown and condemned; they are put to death and restored to life.
Jesus, you are ahead of me, I come to you just as I am.
This course will unfold insights, excite us to live in a whole new way, and help us to shape a whole new world. It suggests small, gentle, even playful first steps along the way, but does not shirk the hard things we shall sooner or later meet in life and in ourselves. Later, as the journey moves out of the sunny paths a soul friend or mentor may prove to be a vital support. . It is open to all without obligation.
‘And then, this Jesus invites us to become people of the Way (His people), willing to enter into the pain and suffering of those we do life with in the barrios and ‘hoods of our world in order to experience His redemption and resurrection power.’