Reflexion, A Spiritual Community

Romans 16

October 20, 2019 Season 110 Episode 25
Reflexion, A Spiritual Community
Romans 16
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Reflexion, A Spiritual Community
Romans 16
Oct 20, 2019 Season 110 Episode 25
Chuck Smith, Jr
Romans 16 shows us that Paul never lost sight of the people he loved
Show Notes

Thirteen years ago, I stopped going to church

That summer, our church was listed in a survey of Christian ministers
– we rated among forty of the most creative and influential in the U.S.
• but I was broken, burned-out, feeling alone and like a failure
– Barbara was with me and helpful through a slow process of healing
• conversations with Fr. Romuald steered me closer to Jesus
• Barb and I spent Sunday on long walks
◦ we were refreshed as we followed a trail near the ocean
– towards the end of 2006, I found myself missing my church friends
• people, who for thirty years had been my life
◦ a few of them had written to say, missed my teaching
• a year later, I began sending a handful of people Reflections
(personal meditations from my daily reading in the Scriptures)
◦ two years later, Reflexion began with meetings in our home

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