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Saturday Guest Blog – Christianity in a Plain Brown Wrapper


Today’s Guest blog comes from Fr. Stephen Freeman:

Among the many losses within modern Christianity has been the place of transformation. Nineteenth century revival movements and theology emphasized a single experience that was associated with salvation. Those who concerned themselves with what came later, described growth in the Christian life as “sanctification,” and tended to imply that it was optional. Contemporary Christians have settled for a spiritual life in a plain brown wrapper ever since.

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1 Comment

  • Dallas Wolf
    Posted September 20, 2014 at 11:03 am

    I saw and shared this essay from Fr. Stephen last week. Along with “Life Encouraged”, I recommend his blog at This is just a single example of the fruit of the nous of this fine man of God.

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