Spirit of Italy - Pisa, Oct. 6, 2007
Fifty members of the California-Nevada Annual Conference, led by Bishop Beverly Shamana, engaged in Spirit of Italy 2007 – an inaugural event for the Conference as tour members visited 8-13 locales “to be stirred by God’s heart of creativity while building and deepening relationships as the Body of Christ,” in the words of the Bishop. Tour member experienced the art and architecture inspired by the Christian faith of
Among those taking part in this “spiritual journey of a lifetime” were Bruce Pettit, a member of the Conference Communications Commission, and Chuck Myer, who served as editor of the Connection. They agreed to file a series of stories about their experiences along the way.
In this entry, Chuck takes us to
By Chuck Myer
Why do we cherish the leaning tower? Is it because it leans so much? Or because it leans at all?
That is the question facing the Bishop’s mission group in
I told the group, “It's okay if we don't go as straight as we would wish as long as we are going to God. Not standing straight is okay. Standing is the important thing.”
That certainly applies to the leaning tower! At first
The leaning tower is the bell tower of the piazza in