Saturday Guest Blog – Christianity in a Plain Brown WrapperFr. Barnabas Powell
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.