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:
Day: September 27, 2012
Same-sex marriage is “a conservative proposal” consistent with basic Christian teaching and the Christian life, Bishop Greg Rickel argues in a statement to be released in Seattle this afternoon.
An Episcopal priest who was arraigned earlier this month in a Somerville courtroom on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted a child who was a former parishioner has died, his lawyer and the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts said on Wednesday night.
Harvard Divinity professor Karen King says she is “open to questions about authenticity” regarding the papyrus fragment she presented at a conference last week that raised questions about the marital status of Jesus.
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 …