Going Too Far and Sending Confusing Messages

The biggest temptation facing the leadership of a church or spiritual community is to cling to the familiar and the safe and the tried and tested. While it is the wish of most of us who are members of spiritual or faith communities, churches, to do precisely that, to be cocooned in a safe place, a zone which is defined and described by the absence of danger and the consequent or congruent peace, this is the antithesis of how things ought to be and how we are supposed to be. Continue reading