by Rie Linton Throughout history, people intermingled in the marketplace. Such a marketplace was even the setting for one of Jesus’ parables (Matthew 11:16-19). Humankind has seldom lived in isolation but rather in a communal, mixed gathering, dependent upon one another for life’s necessities. One fear of humankind is based upon our need to see […]
Day: May 26, 2014
Wayne Meisel, the director of the Center for Faith and Service at McCormick Theological Seminary in Illinois, believes that one of the keys to reinvigorating the church is summer camp. For Meisel, summer camps serve as centers for spiritual formation and can teach congregations a lot about Christian formation:
The Diocese of Missouri is doing a new thing. Each week, one person in the diocese will tweet on life as a follower of Jesus from @diocesemo. This week, follow the Cafe’s own Maria Evans @mlevans01 from Trinity Church in Kirksville, Missouri.
As we continue to feel the effects of World War I-the first global, industrialized conflict-Baylor University historian Phillip Jenkins finds that the WWI was understood by many as a religious crusade. In an interview with Jonathan Merritt of the Religion News Service, Jenkins finds there is much at stake for us today:
Monday, May 26, 2014 – 6 Easter, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 80 (morning) // 77, (79) (evening) Leviticus 25:35-55 Colossians 1:9-14 Matthew 13:1-16 Our first reading today begins with quite clear orders for […]