The confession of Nicaea is not merely information to believed, but it is the relational logic for the life of the Church, which itself is nothing other than our collective participation in the divine dance. Our preaching of the gospel is not merely a sharing of information, but it is sharing a personal story of a Father that sent, a Son that came, and a Spirit that remained to train the once lost dance partner, the Church. Our prayer is not an exchange of information between two people, but it is our attempt to join in the divine dance. Our worship is not cognition put to music, but it is the reorienting of our imagination and images of reality so we can see the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in their glorious joy and their connection to and filling of this world with that joy. Our gathering together as a body is not an event the “I” attends, but it is the dance rehearsal that prepares us to become a single, well-practiced dance partner now and forevermore. The Trinitarian confession must relate to all that the Church does, thinks and imagines.
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