August 29, 2006

To Disturb

The duty of the church is to comfort the disturbed and to disturb the comfortable.

--Archbishop Michael Ramsey

4 comments:

Holiday At The Sea said...

what do you think the archbishop means?

JoeBum said...

i understand this to be the church's duty to minister to the down and out, yet be prophetic to the comfortable and content.

what do you think?

Holiday At The Sea said...

i guess what i should have asked was how do you think the bishop would prescribe disturbing the comfortable?
how would you?

JoeBum said...

justice, mercy, and hope in the kingdom of God.