here within this community…

Here within this community, people are rendered humble and changed in the way they behave not simply by a proclamation directed to their sense of guilt but also by genuine social relationships with other persons who ask them about their obedience; who (in the words of Jesus) ‘bind and loose.’
~David Fitch in The Great Giveaway~

Fitch just verbalized groaning that I’ve been rambling about for a while. This could/probably will turn into some sort of vision statement for something.


2 responses to this post.

  1. did you read Fitch for a course?


  2. i read portions of The Great Giveaway for the Box C (Profiles) portion of our paper. I really enjoyed what i did read, and this little paragraph was pretty gripping.

    so to answer your question, yes, a bit.


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