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Why Some Of Us Find Community Almost Everywhere but Church

A Caveat

 

I know at the outset, the words in the title above before good and noble churchmen and practitioners teeter-totter on the precipice of sacrilege. 2,948 more words

Recommended Reading: November 26

If you read one article this Thanksgiving weekend, engage How Going Local Will Help Millennials Get Over the 2016 Election by John Ehrett.

For those of you with additional reading time, check out the following selections, gathered (as always) from around the blogging world. 144 more words

Theology

When Christ shall come

Saturday

Matthew 24:36-44

36“But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”

I want to say that nothing puzzles me more about some streams of contemporary American Christianity than the conviction that the end is hand in the face of clear testimony of Jesus that even he does not know when that day shall come – but such a statement would not really be true. 620 more words

Christianity

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Lord, so often times, as any other day
When we sit down to our meal and pray

We hurry along and make fast the blessing… 145 more words

Theology

William Simon’s Mission to Make Parishes Great Again

“The local church is the greatest engine for good in human history,” businessman and philanthropist Bill Simon says of his hope for Catholic parishes.

CHR Comment: American conservative, Bill Simon, is a devout Roman Catholic who recently published “Great Catholic Parishes,” for which he studied 244 parishes. 24 more words

Modern Church

We're Under Attack

Christianity in America is under attack. A coalition of pro-abortion activists, LGBTQRGBetc fanatics, hardcore atheists, Communists, liberals and secularisers is currently persecuting and threatening to wipe out Christianity in America. 1,628 more words

Faith & Life

Recommended Reading: November 19

If you read one article this week, look at A God Big Enough to Heal All Creation by Kevin Maney.

For those of you with additional reading time this mid-November (mid-November?!?) day, check out the following selections, gathered from around the blogging world. 130 more words

Theology