Communal Formation

November 26, 2023




A modern-day parable about the formation of a community-
Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair, by Patricia Polacco…

What grabs me most when it comes to formation is this first page.
“No one could remember a time when there wasn’t a TV in every home. Nor could they remember when they weren’t watching TV.”

Everyone is doing it. No one remembers any different. This habit, this pattern and way of life has become completely normalized.

What began to stand out to me as I studied and researched today’s text about King Josiah was this question:
How and why did the people move so far away from the covenant in the first place?

Bible References

  • 2 Kings 22:1 - 10
  • 2 Kings 23:1 - 3