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:

Most physicians would choose non-invasive end of life care for themselves

A new study says that nearly 9 in 10 young physicians just finishing up their residencies or fellowships would not want to receive life-prolonging CPR or cardiac life support if they were terminally ill and their heart or breathing stopped, even as they would continue to order such procedures on most of their patients.