Day: May 31, 2014

What needs to die to keep church alive

Laurie Brock, at the blog Dirty Sexy Ministry, believes some things “have lived w-a-y beyond their expiration dates in the Church.” These include half-baked liturgy, pathologically unhealthy clergy, and “padding your Average Sunday Attendance by adding in wedding and funeral attendance and just making things up.” She writes:

Girls in peril around the globe

Poverty, child labor, sex trafficking, lack of education, child marriage, genital mutilation, all contribute to the precarious situation of girls in the 21st century.