We continued to look at John 3 (verses 4 and 5 this time). I think we are benefiting from going through it at this slow pace. In the evening we restarted in Numbers with Chapter 16. We had decent congregations morning and evening despite a number still being away. There was a variety too in that we had people from several different backgrounds including regulars, less regulars, people we know but have not seen for a while and at least one person never there before. We had communion before the evening meeting. Had a good chat about atheism after the evening meeting.
Bonhoeffer uses a similar phrase 'worldly Christianity'. It's J Gresham Machen that I want to line up most closely with. See his Christianity and culture here. Having done commentaries on Proverbs (Heavenly Wisdom) and Song of Songs (Heavenly Love), a matching title for Ecclesiastes would be Heavenly Worldliness. For my stance on worldliness, see 3 posts here.