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Thursday, March 11, 2021

As a pastor I pray my flock comes back

As a pastor I pray my flock comes back. As a religion demographer I’m more realistic.
Religion News Service: Secularization is like globalization. Before we were aware of either, they had become impossible to stop.

Beth Moore inspired scores of Southern Baptist women. They don’t blame her for leaving.
Christianity Today: Fellow female SBC leaders pray her departure leads to some soul-searching within the divided denomination.

How faith can help you process a painful anniversary
Deseret News: Many churches will mark the COVID-19 pandemic’s one-year anniversary with worship services this month

I want to talk to Thomas Merton about race*
Christian Century: Merton has been my spiritual companion, but as a Black woman, I have questions for him.

A small-town congregation sold its church. A whites-only group moved in.*
The Washington Post: Parkers Grove was sold in early 2020, and its demise in this community would be little different than the foundering of other mainline churches across the rural South except for one detail: The buyer was the Asatru Folk Assembly, an obscure white supremacist group.

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