A Couple of Quotes and A Poem

by Jonathan Bailey

“For the first thousand years [of the Church] there was not theology or worship or liturgy; it was an integrated Christian life.”
Eugene Peterson

“I think the American Church is very conspicuous for destroying the way of Jesus in the ways we do church.”
Eugene Peterson

“As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
As tumbled over rim in roundy wells…For Christ plays in ten thousand places,
Lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his
To the Father through the features of men’s faces.”

Gerard Manley Hopkins