I think these are from THE UNECCESSARY PASTOR
Timothy was commanded to teach
sound doctrine (I Tim 1:10)
sound words (I Tim 6:3)
If you want to teach wisdom, you feel yourself going against the stream constantly
Truth matters: simple, clear, lived
All wisdom is aquired relationally in the context of family and friends, work and neighborhood, under conditions of sin and forgiveness within the complex stories that the Holy Spirit is writing and continues to write in our lives (136)
People ought never to think too much about what they could do, but they ought to think about what they could BE.--Meister Eckhart
The mess and need of our congregations are not conditions that constrict us. They didn't constrict Timothy!
He (Timothy) has bigger fish to fry. He is to teach and to pray" (128)
Wrong thinking leads to wrong living.
Everything has been given to us in Christ. All we need is to experience what we already posses.
If liturgy weren't cosmic, it would not be worth doing
For in the end, what is man in nature? A nothing compared with the infinite, and all compared to nothing, a mean between nothing and everything--Pascal