The New Conspirators: The Broken Among the Broken

2 01 2008

by Christopher L. Heuertz, Word Made Flesh

Remember Grave“Our community lives amond the dying. Though we are young people, it routinely seems we go to more funerals than weddings, visit more gravesites than delivery rooms. It it not uncommon for our friends to fall because of AIDS, police violence, street fights or domestic abuse. We live in a world that cries out for justice–a world that needs God’s Kingdom to come.

“The brokenness of the world has been an invitation not only to face, but to tend, the wounds in God’s heart. In the face of injustice, oppression and human suffering, we have found a fight to break up–the fight to discredit the integrity of God’s character. This commitment to embody the goodness of God’s nature has been an invitation into community–a community of broken people called and committed to a discovery of Christ among the poor.”

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