Brennan Manning Category

The Little Way

One of my favorite Brennan Manning quotes is about heaven, but only indirectly. It’s more about how to best live our lives today. Manning says, “Heaven will be filled with preschoolers. No adults will be allowed admittance.” Brennan’s quote duplicates the words of Jesus: “The Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like children,” […]

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A Saint Goes Marching In

Years ago my oldest son asked me a question: “What is a saint?” When you’re driving along with a numb mind at day’s end, as I was, that’s not the type of question you are prepared to answer. So I splattered out, “A saint is someone who does what God wants them to do.” My […]

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Thanks Brennan…See You There…

Reflecting upon the death of Brennan Manning in recent days, I picked up his book, The Ragamuffin Gospel, once again this morning and read a passage I had highlighted years ago. Enjoy. “Because salvation is by grace through faith, I believe that among the countless number of people standing in front of the throne of […]

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