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Relationships

This talk is from a radio talk: Good morning. I’m Ole Skjerbæk Madsen. I’m a Danish pastor working at Tao Fong Shan Christian Center. To-day is Sunday. This may be your day of relaxing  –  of feeling free. Tomorrow it’s work, and a week full of work is lying ahead of you. How do you feel about that? Do you look forward to it? Or are you dreading it? A big part of how we view our work is our relationships with colleagues. When relationships are smooth, it can make life full of joy. When work relationships are strained, it can make life miserable. Some of your colleagues may have … Continue reading

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Christ is risen, and restores our original nature

“The highest skies are in love with you. The great Earth opens its palms.” This is the opening of praise of God from the Jesus-sutras, written by the Nestorian Christians in China around 800 AD, and these worlds might just as well have been the Universe’s reaction to Christ’s resurrection. Heaven and earth unites in joy.[expander_maker id=”1″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] Creation is restored through Christ’s death and resurrection. Through the cross Jesus descended into the depths of the earth, as well as into the realm of our dead ancestors. He is with the words of the Jesus-sutra “the Saviour of the countless suffering beings”. And the sutra goes on praising … Continue reading

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