Those who grew up in the Restoration tradition will be familiar with the songs of Zion; That place where God and community meet.
But, despite his original intentions Joseph Smith was corrupted by his ‘Kingdom’ ego. Kirtland and Nauvoo failed as intentional communities, and Utah has not been faithful to the promise and hope of Zion either.
So, can Zion ever be realized?
Andrew Bolton, former apostle of Community of Christ certainly likes to think so.
Having trouble getting the podcasts to play
Oh no! I just checked and it seems OK from my end.
Theory sounds nice, I’d like to experience it in practice.
Sounds like the ever elusive rainbow that we continually chase after, but just like Christ it just keeps moving on continually leaving us behind.