Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Great Quote from "The Tangible Kingdom"

Here's a great quote from Hugh Halter and Matt Smay's book The Tangible Kingdom (and there are many more where this one came from):

"In a second-century letter, Diognetus, who was a tutor to Marcus Aurelius, wrote the following about the Christian community: 'They dwell in their country, but simply as Sojourners. As citizens, they share in all things as if foreigners. Every foreign land is to them as their native country and every country of their birth as a land of strangers.' This early church would have been an affront to our (Western / Modern) paradigm of security."

This book is a must read for church leaders...if we can handle it.

2 comments:

jay hardwick said...

look at you sneaking into the blogosphere...welcome to the madness!

tangible kingdom is fantastic...the posture and paradigms chapters make it worth the read on their own.

Lawd!

Steve said...

I see you and Chris are blogging now. Good for you! Keep it up, I'll be reading ya.