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Chris Walton - FIVE MINUTE TALK FOR CEL 25th ANNIVERSARY
Challenge to CEL for next the twenty-five years:
To develop the tools, strategies and a spirituality which supports, nurtures and energises Christian disciples (who live in a secular, post-modern era asking, 'How can we sing the Lord's song in an alien land?).
The new vision statement provides the framework
This framework is prophetic because it is energised by the kind of hope which is constantly reshaped in new situations providing the imagination to put into speech new possibilities beyond the end of the old dispensation. This is Christian hope which provides the energy to speak and act a new world into being, the Kingdom after militaristic consumerism.
Putting this framework into action requires a robust spirituality; a Spirituality to both live and die for (i.e. to see what it is that God wills that I shall do; to find the idea, the way for which I am willing to live and die - Kierkegaard). It will:
We aim to be disciples who:
Worship, Prayer, and discipleship will become again a dangerous act - and we will need the resources to deal with the consequences.
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