Saved By Homelessness

“Christianity Inc.” I am gonna be using that! Christian friends and brothers, sisters… please read this post.

The Roofless Church

Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man hasnoplacetolayhis head.”

Jesus

Photo by MattCollamer

What do you make of that verse written above—“the Son of Man has no place to lay his head?” When I hear it, I imagine Jesus basically living on the streets with his friends giving from his spiritual abundance freely while trusting that his material needs will be met through encounter with people who share their material abundance with him. He sees the entire Universe as his home and all of life as his family. And so, he sees no reason to cling to the temporary things of this world ignoring the eternal treasure that is the infinite wellspring of God’s grace. In other words, I think of Jesus as being what many in this culture would consider homeless.

“Do unto others as you would have…

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