For those in the know about the letters – don’t worry, this is not a rant. The question of what would Jesus say or do to us all in the churches, were he to return today is not such a flight of fancy, and certainly not an invitation to look for Biblical proof texts ad nauseam. Last night we were talking about how being a “progressive” Christian perhaps with some radical or liberal leanings meant that it was imperative that we accept and include everybody in God’s love, and in the institutions of the church, even when we don’t always agree about everything.
Then someone threw in the WWJD question. Quick as a flash, HBTW said…… “He’d make Graham Norton Pope!”
General uproar and laughter followed……… then we got back to the serious stuff – learning how the secret name for God is “Compassion.” Another good evening as we approach the end of our Living the Questions journey. The course has certainly challenged assumptions and the way we live our lives. It may not be for everybody as a good bit of it is theological and cerebral, but more of it is to encourage a compassionate and caring way of living, knowing God who is as near as our every breath