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"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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Thursday
Oct292009

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To change one's thinking we must circle around and pound away. We dance around like Tinkerbell dropping gold dust of thought all around. Concepts, illustrations, stories. Sometimes the dust brings enchanting result. Sometimes it just evaporates. Sometimes both on the same day. We pound away like waves on the seashore. Soon the landscape is altered and it wasn't so sudden as it was gradual. People don't usually change as a result of one sermon or one experience or one story. It takes time, it takes patience, it takes on a life of its own.

That's why the results are so varied. It is not so much a science as it is an art. Sometimes we don't know what it is we are to create until we see it.

And then we might say...the results are more than me. Better than I. And that is good.

 

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