USA Today as a multimedia slideshow entitled “The Religious Spirit of the Olympic Games.” The introduction says:
Day: August 1, 2012
Lots of commentary on Chick-fil-A from all over the country. Here are some of the opinions and points being made: 1) Bringing politics into unrelated business is not a good idea
The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Authorized by General Convention Resolution C095 August 1, 2012 Episcopalians wishing to be considered to serve on a General Convention-mandated task force focusing on church restructure may access an online nomination form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Nominations_Structure_TF
Brian McLaren writes on the Patheos “Future of Mainline Protestantism” blog of his thoughts on the future of Christianity.
The Rt. Rev. Edward S. Little, Bishop of Northern Indiana, has issued a pastoral letter on the provisional liturgy of blessing same-sex unions. Bishop Little first recaps what happened at General Convention, before turning to his diocese:
The nations honor this ruler because of his generosity and justice, not just his military prowess. These foreign lands are praying for him and blessing him, and even Arabia is generously cooperating with his agenda. Why? Because of his goodness and commitment to the poor.
The Christian has to let grace truly be grace enough so that the world does not lose faith in this cheap grace. In being worldly, however, in this necessary renunciation required for the sake of the world–no, for the sake of grace!–the Christian can be comforted and secure in possession of that grace which takes …