“Perhaps, we should give our girls better icons to follow…. Real women with real flaws and active lives contributing to who we are and why we are…these should be our models.”
Day: January 22, 2012
David Ellefson, bassist for the band Megadeth, is entering seminary according to
singing a song
His work here is done. With a congregation of nearly 3,400, up from a foundering flock of just a few hundred when he took over in 1994, the Rev. William MacDonald Tully, 65, is retiring from active duty at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church on Park Avenue and 50th Street.
But for me, the bottom line is not which denomination is winning members from the other, but rather whether we are doing the work that Jesus called us to do.
Imagine you wanted to create a liturgy for children who simply couldn’t manage the demands of a traditional liturgy, even a child friendly liturgy. And what would you do so that the worship wouldn’t just accommodate their special needs but would communicate appropriately to them?
It’s also important to consider that human nature reveals at times our “magnanimous” behavior isn’t always as magnanimous as it seems. I call it “The Mismatched Pieces of Pie Gambit.”