THE JESUS OF
CHRIST OF FAITH
seems to me that it is a minority that ever gets the true and full
We just keep worshiping Jesus and arguing over the exact right way
to do it. The amazing thing is that Jesus never once says, “worship
but he often says, “follow me” (e.g.,
Christianity is a lifestyle—a way of being
in the world that is simple, non-violent, shared, inclusive, and
We made it, however, into a formal established religion, in order to
avoid the demanding lifestyle itself.
One could then be warlike, greedy, racist, selfish, and vain at the
highest levels of the church, and still easily believe that Jesus is
“my personal Lord and Savior.”
The world has no time for such silliness anymore.
The suffering on Earth is too great."
Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM