Lent 2017, day 18

lenten-reflections-on-the-confession-of-belhar“Jesus wants our hearts, not the things that separate us from him or others, such as powers, material goods, wealth, racism, classism, sexism, and all the “isms” that keep us from being in  right relationship with him and others.”
Patricia B. Jones

Lenten Reflections on the Confession of Belhar

This Lenten season I am using a new resource to explore the Belhar Confession: Lenten Reflections on the Confession of Belhar, edited by Kerri N. Allen and Donald K. McKim. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in which I serve as a teaching elder (pastor), added the Confession of Belhar to our Book of Confessions in 2016. This confession came from the Dutch Reformed Mission Church during its historic struggle against apartheid in South Africa.

See you along the Trail.

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