What do LGBTQ people mean when they talk about pride?
Why does Pentecost matter to us? Why do we celebrate it every year? Why does the Spirit coming like a wind matter?
We “church shop” just like we are buying cars. As I said, this doesn’t work well when it comes to finding a faith community, but this is how most people determine which church they are going to join.
Is Mainline Protestantism a tradition worth saving? What caused the decline and what could bring about a renaissance?
What is church all about? That's a question I've been asking for some time. It kicked into overdrive when I read the Interim Regional Minister's monthly column. Churches in my region were worried. Would they continue? What can they do turn things around? My denomination, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) describes the local congregation... Continue Reading →
The fact of the matter is that we are called to preach the gospel. NOT be the gospel; that's something onlyJesus can do. NOT live out the gospel, because again, Jesus. We are called to preach the gospel and since we don't possess the power to speak telepathically to people, we have to say something.
Disclaimer: I have to start this blog post off by saying that the following criticism is not directed at any one person. It is NOT a personal attack on anybody. This is a critique of a larger system that people might be a part of, but again my beef is with the system and not... Continue Reading →