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Monday, September 25, 2017

US Episcopal Church tumbles to new low

Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
The Washington Post: It seems to Michael Frost that Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick represent the two very different forms that American Christianity has come to.
The Washington Post: Colin Kaepernick and the powerful, religious act of kneeling 
US Episcopal Church tumbles to new low, shedding 35,000 members last year alone
Christian Today: Membership and attendance of The Episcopal Church in the US continues to tumble rapidly, shedding almost 35,000 members in the last year alone, the latest figures suggest.

Nashville church shooting: The tragedy as told through heroes and survivors
The (Nashville) Tennessean: After the worst mass shooting in Nashville history, federal authorities opened a civil rights case to investigate why a gunman opened fire at a small church in an Antioch neighborhood, killing one and leaving seven injured.

Kansas inmate says prison force-fed Christianity to prisoners, lawsuit claims
The Washington Post: Church and state are too cozy at the Topeka Correctional Facility, according to a convicted murderer who has spent the last 23 years inside Kansas' prison system.

Chicago cardinal extends invite to Fr. Martin amid cancellations
National Catholic Reporter: When a door closes, God opens a window. Or in this case, a cardinal does.

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