Seven of us gathered last night for our midweek meeting. I simply reported back on my trip to South Africa, which I hope was edifying. I put together four little films, which I hope to put on Youtube soon. These were a fair reflection of the experience I hope - lots of time on the road, some fun times, plenty of singing and one or two unusual meetings. We had a good time of prayer to follow. There is always a lot to pray about. (The above picture was taken in Mooi River and features a ewe and a two week old lamb. One of my subjects at the conferences was The pastor as shepherd).
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.