Wednesday, November 1, 2017

celebrate the Reformation & celebrate the ecumenical movement

All Saints Day is not Lesser Saints Day
America: Today in honoring the saints, we recognize that they have built the church, that they are the church, in a way we, as yet, are not.

Rowan Williams: Repentance is appropriate after sins of the Protestant Reformation
Christian Today: The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said that "repentance" is an "appropriate" way of looking back on the Protestant Reformation.

Why the ecumenical movement is a historical event on par with the Reformation
Religion News Service: As we celebrate the Reformation, let's remember also to celebrate the ecumenical movement that did so much during the last century to heal the divisions among Christians, Thomas Reese says.

Meet the Baptist church in Georgia that opened its doors to same-sex marriage
The Washington Post: The First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia, offers a lesson in how to foster respect and civility even amid disagreement.

What to do when ministry jobs are scarce
Christianity Today: 3 ways to protect yourself from unexpected unemployment.

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