Monday, February 2, 2009

Urban Bridge Church brings heaven to earth?

Thus saith Urban Bridge Church:

We believe that it is our responsibility and privilege to bring heaven to earth.

A dissenting view from Malcolm Muggeridge:

To proclaim a kingdom of heaven on earth, on the other hand, is both deceptive and intrinsically absurd. The maintenance of such a notion requires mental gymnastics so extreme and so strenuous that they usually produce dementia.

from Backward, Christian soldiers!, an essay from Mr. Muggeridge's book Tread Softly, for You Tread on My Jokes, 1966

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