Food for Thought

Whether you post a comment every day or are just a faithful reader, take a minute and click on the GuestMap icon at the bottom of the list of links, and leave your name and location on the map. Then read the quote below.

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My wonderful dad passed this along to me. Let’s think on this profound quote as we enter the marketplace today and this week:

“I simply argue that the cross be raised again at the center of the marketplace as well as on the steeple of the church. I am recovering the claim that Jesus was not crucified in a cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves; on a town garbage heap; at a crossroad so cosmopolitan that they had to write His title in Hebrew and in Latin and in Greek…at the kind of place where cynics talk smut, and thieves curse, and soldiers gamble. Because that is where He died, and that is what He died about. And that is where churchmen ought to be, and what churchmen should be about.”

— Ian Thomas, 20th century theologian and author (who was way ahead of his time)

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