At that time Francis and Edith had wrestled with the question – “how could people stand for God’s holiness and the purity of doctrine in the church, and in one’s personal life, and yet not have it turn out to be harsh and ugly?” (The Tapestry, page 189)
By 1951 ... [he] saw so much that was negative, so much that defined itself primarily in terms of what it was ‘against.’
He also ‘discovered’ that the central, unfolding theme of God’s revelation is the love shown by God to us, and the trusting and dependent love that we are called to show him in return. He wrote, after this experience, an article in two parts for the Sunday School Times, The Secret of Power and the Enjoyment of the Lord (The Sunday School Times, June 16th, July 8th 1951). Schaeffer would often say in later years that this was the most important thing he ever wrote.
Que coisa! 1951 ... Nos USA ... Ah bom!
Leia mais se quiser aqui, mas é muito perigoso. Jerram Barrs escrevendo.
Ao longo da história da Igreja, foram levantados grandes homens e mulheres, não pela formação, aparência ou poder material, mas, pela sensibilidade ao amor revelado de Deus e seu prazer em dar-se a conhecer para a criação. Certamente, os Schaeffer's estão entre eles e com grande peso.
Como eu disse lá, por essas e outras, você não pode parar.