« The Death of a Friend | Main | Rob Bell and a New American Christianity by James Wellman »

November 12, 2012

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Norma Owens

Pastor Scott you explained this so well, and I know it will help many as it does me. A perfect day to grateful for HIS gifts. God Bless.

Joe Hovemeyer

I really appreciated your thoughts on this. I see a lot of myself and the way I've come to the Church in what you wrote. Thank you for writing.

Marsha Abeyta

Pastor Scott,
I check your post frequently...and this am when I saw the picture of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, I thought, oh, finally someone I can relate too! I ran immediately to my small Bonhoeffer Library searching my one liner's that I've highlighted from his writings and landed in Psalm 84...go figure..."a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere...I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness"...that's is how I feel when I step on the grounds of PazNaz. No matter what's happened during the past week, I can count on being renewed on Sunday and prepared for whatever the Lord has in store for me. I don't hold any church titles, no real gifts or talents...so when you and your staff can minister to the "least of these"..I'm convinced all of you are on the "same page" as the Lord.


In His Name,
Marsha Abeyta

Scott Daniels

Thanks, Marsha. That is very kind.
Blessings, Scott

Kristy Roblee

Great thoughts, Pastor. This part really spoke to me, especially with regard to marriage: "But this morning Bonhoeffer reminded me that the greatest source of my frustrations has to do with my own idealism and my own expectations of what the Body of Christ should be - for me. Therefore rather than thankfully receiving life in the community as gift - including its challenges that are making me a better person - I tend to focus on what it is not and what I am not as a member and leader within it." I feel like that hits the nail on the head on so many levels. Thanks for putting your thoughts down on "paper" so we can benefit from them.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Blog powered by Typepad