Churches in Washington state have been reminded that collecting money for a political cause is not permitted, as some churches plan a special offering to overturn the state’s marriage equality law.
Day: September 1, 2012
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church told Cub Scout Pack 4 last week it can no longer use church facilities because of the Boy Scouts of America’s reaffirmation earlier this summer of its exclusion of gay men and boys.
Forget those silly diagrams of Triangles your Sunday School teacher used to try to make this mysterious doctrine comprehensible. Instead of the sharp, angular (and hyper-masculine) triangular Trinity, Hildegard offers a fluid, energetic, embedded, holistic Trinity that eschews anthropomorphism for the Father and the Spirit but celebrates both the distinctiveness of the three persons and their inherent unity.
Elizabeth Keaton reminds religious leaders and people of faith what rape is and the best way for the Church to respond.
Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, ‘Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?’ Then Peter began to explain it to them, step by […]