- If only the Church had shared Jesus' bias toward the bottom the past two thousand years!
- If only we had seriously believed him, how much sooner we would have seen the coming of peace and justice on this earth.
- If only we had truly listened to the Gospel, how differently Western history would have unfolded.
Instead, we have made easy and happy friends with power, prestige, perks, and possessions--even in the name of God and the Church. (Richard Rohr).
My wondering takes me to think about what inverted accountability would look like? To what degree do structures welcome and embrace accountability from outside their bureaucratic machinery? I was encouraged with a recent article that spoke of 'accountability of each other', that is something that I hope is more than an Utopian dream!