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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Disrupting the Donald

How smartphones and social media are changing Christianity
BBC: Many Christians are turning to apps and memes to express their faith instead of churches -- and it's raising intriguing questions about the future of the world's largest religion.

Disrupting the Donald
Commonweal: Bishop McElroy draws bright moral line
San Diego Union-Tribune: Transcript of speech by San Diego Catholic Bishop Robert McElroy to community organizers

After following its congregation to the suburbs, this church is heading back to the city
The Washington Post: Almost 30 years ago, Reid Temple AME Church followed a path trod by many a congregation, a business and a family -- out of Washington and into the suburbs. Today, the church is charting a new course: a return to the heart of the city.

The Church of England has reached a turning point on gay marriage
Prospect: Last week's Synod vote doesn't represent the weakening of tradition, but the fraying of evangelical control.

Vancouver mayor asks Christian event to drop contentious pastor
The (Toronto) Globe & Mail: Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has asked the organizers of a coming Christian festival to consider dropping headline speaker Rev. Franklin Graham.

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