• Experience an innovative worshipping community.
  • Christ Church haled among 40 Transformative Congregations, “being Christ-like to all our neighbors furthers the peaceable kingdom of God for all people of faith.” ~Good News: 40 Stories
  • Do you have a passion for Earth Care? Lead to a knowledge of God’s self.
  • Christ’s Communion Table is open: “Come, you who have much faith and you who have little, you who have been here often and you who have not been for a long time…”
  • Nurture your spirit and deepen your faith.

Loving Our Enemies

We are called to continue to reach out to and love even our enemies. This does not mean that we must love them at close range, however. Sometimes reconciliation requires separation, particularly in abusive or oppressive situations where proximity threatens our very identities in relation to God. But it also requires the struggle to learn to wish enemies well even when we cannot be in their presence and even when they are impenitent, and even when we are appropriately angry. Boundaries are legitimate. Permanent hopeless barriers are not.

L. Gregory Jones
Source: “Forgiveness” in Practicing Our Faith (edited by Dorothy Bass)

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