Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Why I went back to church

Why I went back to church
Religion & Politics: Max Perry Mueller went back to church for three reasons: his daughter, his father, and Donald Trump. But mostly what he's confronted are his own failings.

Eugene Peterson on Donald Trump and the state of American Christianity
Religion News Service: The author of the best-selling "The Message Bible" did not mince words when speaking about either topic.
Religion News Service: Eugene Peterson on changing his mind about same-sex issues and marriage  
  
Disciples of Christ elect first woman of color to lead a mainline denomination
Christian Century: Teresa Hord Owens, a descendant of one of Indiana's oldest free black settlements, will be general minister and president.

Pope Francis recognizes fourth path to sainthood
America: Pope Francis has opened the way to declare as saints those who, following in the footsteps and teachings of Jesus, freely choose to give their lives for others in situations that they know will lead to their certain death.

On land or ship, port chaplains offer comfort to seafarers of the world
The Conversation: With 90 percent of global goods coming to us by ship, who are the men and women who care for the crews?

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