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The Beauty of Being on Pilgrimage

I have been reading and learning from a wonderfully perceptive book. It’s about the converging lives and work of four modern Roman Catholic authors. In it, Paul Elie explores the writing of Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Walker Percy and Flannery O’Conor. 487 more words

Biblical Appropriation

If Oberlin College students may complain about inauthentic renditions of ethnic recipes, may not Christians complain about less than complete appeals to the Bible (fake proof texting)? 568 more words

Modern Church

Balm in Gilead

Today is the anniversary of the deaths of two country music greats: Tammy Wynette (1942-1998) and Merle Haggard (1937-2016). They died on the same day but 18 years apart. 276 more words

The Constitution does not protect freedom of religion

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

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All sorts of audio...

I have for you an update of all sorts of audio. First, the sermons & readings, and then on to the recordings of the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, who was in Buffalo this past weekend. 193 more words

Sermons

Ecumenical Service of Reconciliation - Presiding Bp. Michael Curry, speaker

This past Friday’s service of reconciliation with the Presiding Bishop was very inspiring!  A wonderful blend of liturgical and free church elements, plus a powerful message about reconciliation as a Gospel imperative.  52 more words