Isaiah 55 casts a wonderfully amazing vision of a better world for everyone.
In the fact of the destruction and despair, Isaiah is daring to speak a word out of place. A word that doesn’t make sense in the context. A word of possibility that refused to wait until things improved.
It was not until the Middle Ages that the Advent season was explicitly linked to Christ’s first coming at Christmas.
In his book Integral Christianity, Paul Smith reflects on what it is in church life that transforms lives, and advocates for changes that deepen our connection to God and to one another.
Part of being the church is building healthy communities of men.