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Pastoral Thought of the Day

Daily inklings from the life and mind of a pastor. All posts–and more!–can be found on my Twitter linked below!

Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 24, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: Christian nationalism functions as a substitute faith, a false hope, equivalent to membership in an alternative church, which is an idol, a golden calf, divorced from a true faith in a living Christ, and must be abandoned if our witness…
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April 24, 2020
Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 23, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: The myth of progress of modernity that extends into late-modernity is a hubris belief, an unquestioned assumption of the day, that science, and technology it underwrites, will solve the most intractable of human problems. https://twitter.com/TrygveJohnson/status/1253316443455791106?s=20
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April 23, 2020
Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 21, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: The message of Christ is both tragic and hopeful, and suggests humanity's condition is a symptom of the ruin and wreckage of twisted desire, yet Christ points the way to a life restored and transformed by grace. https://twitter.com/TrygveJohnson/status/1252589654370668545?s=20
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April 21, 2020
Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 19, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: One of the essential ministries in and to our anxious world is to reintroduce to the popular imagination a Christian vision of hope in a world fatigued and tortured by fear and disillusionment. https://twitter.com/TrygveJohnson/status/1251842984506798085?s=20
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April 19, 2020
Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 17, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: Spend time remembering your life today. For we rarely know what's significant in the moment - rather we come to know what's significant in retrospect. There we see the hand of the Lord. https://twitter.com/TrygveJohnson/status/1251118208641380353?s=20
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April 17, 2020
Pastoral Thought of the Day

PTD: April 16, 2020

Pastoral Thought of the Day: Don't waste time trying to engineer significance, rather spend your energy being faithful to your primary relationships and your place, so that when healthy, you will mature into the significance you've longed to experience. https://twitter.com/TrygveJohnson/status/1250755824932327425?s=20
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April 16, 2020