Guidance along the Way

How can pastors give guidance to young people? This article explains the double image of the good Shepherd and the men of Emmaus to show the kind of guidance that needs to be given to young people. Pastoral guidance needs to come from a pastoral heart, it has to search out the wandering sheep, and it has to protect the youth.

The Lesson of Four Mirrors Some thoughts about the spirituality of sojourning in the Early Church

Christians are strangers and sojourners in the world. This article paints four pictures to help the reader understand what it was like for the early church Christians to live as sojourners in this world while they suffered under persecution. The author then applies this to Christians living as pilgrims in today's world.