Posts from October 2015

For the Life of the World Week 7: Church

Week 7, which is the last week in the series, defined the following unfamiliar words for us: Anamnesis – A memory that is a lived memory Prolepsis – The not yet now Anamnesis is embodied in Jesus’ words “Do this in remembrance of me.”  It denotes a type of active memory in which we live […]

For the Life of the World Week 6: Wonder

What is wonder? One definition is to be filled with admiration, amazement, or awe. In the video, the narrator, Evan, is overwhelmed by daily life and how everything we say, think, do is centered around ourselves. This was illustrated by the dream Evan is sharing about him trying to leave his house but is constantly […]

For the Life of the World Week 5: Economy of Wisdom

Tonight the thing that really impacted my thought was the reality that God created me “fearfully and wonderfully.” “Fearfully” meaning, “with great interest, heartfelt interest and respect,” and “wonderfully” translated as “unique, set apart, uniquely marvelous.” The thought that God with sincere care to make sure we are created a certain way – reveals how […]