The Church in the World

‘Success-focused men don’t get faith’

08 May 2014 | by Mark Brolly | Comments: 0

Australia

AUSTRALIAN men have difficulty identifying with the weakness of the crucified Jesus so the Church must help them, Archbishop Christopher Prowse of Canberra and Goulburn told a men’s gathering in the national capital, writes Mark Brolly.In his “A/Men Talk” in Canberra last week, entitled “Men’s Weakness is God’s Strength in Jesus”, Archbishop Prowse said: “Men who want to be strong in the Lord must see themselves with Jesus nailed to the Calvary Cross. In our weakness we entrust ourselves to God’s redeeming and merciful love in our lives. There we become strong in God.“I think Australian men will struggle with this. Men do struggle with weakness as being something positive. It doesn’t match up to a profile of a strong Aussie ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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