Monday, December 21, 2009

Thought for the Day. Monday 21st December.

The Faith Communities Are Agents Of Change

They were all there, industrialised nations and developing economies, democracies and dictatorships, superpowers and tiny island states - a world divided in a hundred ways and in some cases for hundreds of years, yet they turned up, thus acknowledging that this is the defining issue of the 21st century, however resistant some are to change.

Who knows? One spin off of Copenhagen may be that more religious believers rediscover the original and larger meaning of 'ecumenical', moth ball their doctrinal squabbles and ecclesiastical preoccupations and weigh in to make common cause with the politicians and scientists in the ultimate crusade of our time.
Says The Rev. Dr Colin Morris