A friend posted a pretty interesting essay today on family values I submit for your reading. I liked it and don’t have much objection to it. After detailing the prominence and priority of ‘family values’ at communicating Life he makes this statement:
Luther summed it up succinctly: love and serve God; it falls to the contemporary pastor and Lutheranism to put his phrases in context, with the understanding that it begins in family.
I thought it was interesting that, with the understanding “that it begins in family” Pastor Kelly begins with the contemporary pastor (and Lutheranism).
To be fair, I … continue reading...