Day: June 16, 2012

Christ Church Ponte Vedra creates innovative school for the arts

Christ Church in Ponte Vedra, Florida has created an arts school open to anyone in the community, offering at a nominal cost instrumental and vocal private lessons, instrumental group lessons, music education and appreciation classes, theatrical training, dance classes, and visual arts private and group lessons for children and adults.

Theory: low-income evangelicals vote their economic interest

An Authoritative God is thought to be actively engaged in daily activities and historical outcomes. For those with an Authoritative God, value concerns are synonymous with economic concerns because God has a guiding hand in both. Around two-thirds of believers in an Authoritative God conjoin their theology with free-market economics, creating a new religious-economic idealism. Nearly one-fifth of American voters hold this viewpoint.

Blind eyes and deaf ears

Commemoration of [George Berkeley &] Joseph Butler Then one of the seraphs flew to me, holding a live coal that had been taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. The seraph touched my mouth with it and said: ‘Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt has departed and your sin is […]

Fathers, fathers and Father

by Linda Ryan Over the course of my life, I’ve had the benefit of a lot of fathers. I had the father who gave me life, the father who gave me shelter and family, the surrogate fathers who fostered and nurtured me in various ways, and the Father who was both boss, friend and mentor. […]