more about this sight

"you're packing a suitcase for a place that you've never been...a place that has to be believed to be seen"...'Walk On' by U2

WATERSHED: A voice in the wilderness. DARYL UNDERWOOD.

 

The concept of Centerpoint Christianity briefly stated is:

Christianity from the centerpoint outward.

Christianity from the climax forward.

This blog constitutes concepts for a new view of Christianity that begins with what is foundational and moves forward from that point. It is based on the assumption that we are being pulled towards something unseen and pushed from a place that once was.

What Centerpoint Christianity attempts to do is bypass some of the constraints imposed by metanarratives by using the life of Christ and particularly the climactic actions of Christ as beginning points.

It supports the conviction that God is essentially timeless. From this beginning point we endeavor to move outward from the definitive moment of the parousia (visitation) of Christ and forward to the future which functions as a type of magnet to "what can be--and is coming".

When we begin at the life of Christ and move outward as from the centerpoint of a web, rather than in a linear timeline of history, another wide picture emerges.


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Saturday
May172008

Prophets, Poets, Priests and Kings

Neil Young "After The Goldrush", Jimmy Webb "Macarthur Park", Carly Simon "You're So Vain", and Sarah McLachlen "Building a Mystery" all have a common thread. People imagine they know what the songs are about...and they are fascinated by the guessing, captivated by the quest, and imaginative in their postulations. People wonder about meanings and come up with such imaginative conclusions that confound the source of the songs. It's funny really. Who are 'the nights in amour coming saying something about a king?' What does 'someone left the cake out in the rain' signify? Who is 'so vain' to Carly, is it Warren, Mick, JT?

Certain scriptures are the same. Daniel, Ezekiel, most prophetic books and even Revelations by John in the New Testament have similar problems. Who is Gog and Magog, the beast, the candlesticks and on and on. I don't have all the answers but some of these theories are just wild. And to top it off people live their lives and convictions based on theses theories. Strange...and yet.

We ought to consider their message and let the prophet, poet, songster and lyricist stimulate imagination. 


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