Thoughts on Theology: Ecotheology
This chapter on creation in the theology of The United Church of Canada...
What does it mean “to disciple,” or, as it could be translated, “to be a disciple”? Well, a disciple is one who listens to the teacher, who learns from the mentor, who pays attention to what is happening, and who discerns wisdom from that listening, learning, and paying attention. Imagine if that had become the approach to Christian discipleship and evangelism?
I am convinced that, in the end, our credibility and impact as followers of Christ will not be a stunning report card highlighting the programs we ran, the grandeur of our acts of charity, or the glorious high notes of our ministries. Our credibility and impact will be measured by the relationships we have formed: whom we have broken bread with, whom we have reconciled with, and how the people who are most deeply affected by the brokenness of the world describe us and feel about us.