Day: March 31, 2012

Church in a bar

Worship in a bar? It’s become commonplace to here of congregations holding meetings or bible study groups in coffee shop, but Sunday service in working bar? While the bar is still open?

‘Stereotypes cost lives’

More churches are finding their voice and speaking out against a culture which allows people to be shot to death with little hope of finding justice. A cross-denominational group of denominations, which include the Episcopal Church as well as the traditional African-American denominations have issued a joint statement.

The cult of “busyness”

Why did the bishops of the Church of England differ so strikingly from their clergy in their voting about the Anglican Covenant? Sam Norton, an English priest argues that it’s because the Church of England’s “stupid and ungodly culture” honors being busy more than it honors the work of the discernment of God’s will.