The God-life

For those who are interested in what it is like to live in the West Bank today, this is a first-person, reflective account from a faithful Christian.
Check out her previous postings too.

Sharing Common Sacred Ground

Jesus was matter-of-fact: “Embrace this God-life. Really embrace it, and nothing will be too much for you. This mountain, for instance: Just say, ‘Go jump in the lake’—no shuffling or shilly-shallying—and it’s as good as done. That’s why I urge you to pray for absolutely everything, ranging from small to large. Include everything as you embrace this God-life, and you’ll get God’s everything. And when you assume the posture of prayer, remember that it’s not all asking. If you have anything against someone, forgive—only then will your heavenly Father be inclined to also wipe your slate clean of sins.”  Mark 11:22-25, The Message.

As part of the process towards ordination in the United Church of Canada (UCC), I am participating in the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program for Palestine-Israel (EAPPI). While the program has operated for a dozen years, with more than 20 individuals participating through the UCC, this is the first time that…

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Posted August 21, 2014 by allanbaker in Uncategorized

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