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CML Pastoral Leader Zoom Call December - Shared screen with speaker view
Ross Lockhart
32:34
Handout: Advent Leader’s Workshop. Mark GlanvilleRunning sheetA. Recontextualizing the Incarnation: William Kurelek, A Northern NativityB. Roman and Jewish Background to Luke 1:1¬¬–20C. Small group workshop1. Circle or highlight key words as Luke 2:1–20 is read out loud.2. What is the author communicating about Jesus in Luke 2:1–20?D. Incarnational Communities TodayGrieve what Christ grieves and celebrate what Christ celebrates, in your local neighbourhood.
Ross Lockhart
34:03
Decree of the Provincial Assembly of Asia concerning Caesar Augustus (9BCE)The most divine Caesar... we should consider equal to the Beginning [archē] of all things...; for when everything was falling [into disorder] and tending toward dissolution, he restored it once more and gave to the whole world a new aspect; Caesar... the common good Fortune of all...
Ross Lockhart
34:18
The Beginning of life and vitality... all the cities unanimously adopt the birthday of divine Caesar as the new beginning of the year... Whereas the Providence which has regulated our whole existence... has brought our life to the climax of perfection in giving to us [the emperor] Augustus, whom it [Providence] filled with virtue for the welfare of men, and who, being sent to us and our descendants as a Savior, has put an end to war and has set all things in order; and [whereas,] having become manifest [phaneis], Caesar has fulfilled all the hopes of earlier times... in surpassing all the benefactors [euergetai] who preceded him..., and whereas, finally, the birthday of the god [Augustus] has been for the whole world the beginning of good news [euaggelion] concerning him [therefore let a new era begin from his birth] (OGIS 2, no. 458; cited from Richard Horsley, Liberation of Christmas, 27).
Ross Lockhart
37:32
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%202%3A1-20&version=NIV
Ross Lockhart
38:26
Friends - the handout is pasted in the chat above with Luke 2 link above…
Meg Patterson
42:42
Thanks Ross. Can you also send out the document after the session is over? I cannot seem to copy the text into a separate document.
Ross Lockhart
42:48
We’re emailing out Mark’s handout to you as well. In the meantime you can see it in the chatbox above
Ross Lockhart
45:58
You can do this without the handout by just looking at Luke 2 in your bible or the link to bible gateway above.
Ross Lockhart
46:23
Small group workshop1. Circle or highlight key words as Luke 2:1–20 is read out loud.2. What is the author communicating about Jesus in Luke 2:1–20?