Reclaiming St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2012

Did you know that, in his lifetime, Patrick of Ireland was never associated with the Roman Catholic Church?  In fact, if one examines Patrick’s beliefs and practices, along with his British Christian heritage, we find that if he were alive today Patrick, that pioneer missionary, would actually fall quite naturally within Evangelicalism. 

Check out these resources about Patrick & Celtic Christianity:

And in his article, Reclaiming St. Patrick’s Day, Ted Olsen makes 5 suggestions about how we might better celebrate Patrick’s legacy:

  1. Figfhting Human Trafficking
  2. Evangelism
  3. Multi-ethnic Community & Incarnational Ministry
  4. Christian Education
  5. Submitting to Authorities AND Rebelling Against Them

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