Day: March 27, 2014

C of E to cease resistance to marriage equality in the UK?

It is tempting to overreact to this story in the Guardian, so be careful. The Archbishop of Canterbury may, in fact, be signaling “an end to the Church of England’s resistance” to marriage equality in the United Kingdom, but that doesn’t mean the church is going to change its internal policies or work toward greater […]

Slow church movement counters McDonaldization of worship

There’s a quiet, gentle backlash underway against the mass production of spiritual experience, writes Bob Smietana for Religion News Service: You can’t franchise the kingdom of God, say the authors of “Slow Church,” a new book from InterVarsity Press that applies the lessons of the slow food movement to congregational life. C. Christopher Smith and […]