confessions of an insignificant African boy (13)

Confessions of an Insignificant African Boy‘ is now available as an eBook in Amazon’s Kindle store.

All 22 chapters, revised & edited to enjoy as a single book.

Below is a sample of the thirteenth chapter.

It is my confession, originaly written so that my children could know of the faith living inside of me.

I hope it will inspire & challenge you to discover your own faith in new ways.

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: Confessions of an Insignificant African Boy.

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This is the thirteenth of 22 instalments which I am sharing with you over 22 days since 15/11/2010. As a whole it is my confession. What I believe. It is written for my children. Perhaps they would read it now, perhaps they would return to it in our time as I am waiting to be re-incarnated. I would love your response, your questions and insights and apprehension for in that we would relate and I would become.

XIII

I have neglected my Irish Catholic roots and so I cannot comment on that version of Christianity, but as far as I can ‘know’ – through my study and experience of Protestant and even Evangelical and Charismatic and Pentecostal Christianity – it seems Christianity has reduced humanity to an object of salvation ‘unto heaven’, proclaiming ‘heaven’ to be a final destination and an ‘ultimate purpose’.

Christians want to convert their (human) kind to accept Jesus Christ as their saviour, so that they may one day go to heaven.

This does not appeal to me.

An eternal life, as spirit only, in an unknown heaven. A foreign habitat for which I’ve not been created.

You see, I believe that we were created as the perfect synergy between flesh and spirit to live a physical life on …

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