Day: September 27, 2012

The unrealized hope of a ‘Starbucks parent’

Responding to Patrick Hall’s Daily Episcopalian post about “Starbucks parents” who drop their kids off for Sunday School and then skip church themselves, Melissa Holloway offers a compelling piece about the unwelcoming nature of too many of our churches:

Hometown boy

Luke 4:14-30 “Truly I tell you, no prophet is accepted in the prophet’s hometown.” (vs.24) The people of Nazareth are good God-fearing souls. But they’ve known Jesus since he was born. It’s hard for them to think of him as anybody special. Hometown people are often like that, unable to see the full stature of …

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