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The Cruciform Character of Discipleship

The baptismal life of discipleship is cruciform, demanding far more than mere ethical or moral emulation. Jesus imparts his own life to the baptized, life that exists “in Him” (1:4) ontologically and in the baptized sacramentally through birth from above ( 4,846 more words

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By God's mercies: secured by the resurrection

I often tell church leaders that a typical response in leadership to anxiety is to enact greater measures of control. Whatever short term gains are made through these measures, they often result in negative long-term consequences. 709 more words