Day: September 12, 2014

Hating Muslims is not Christian

“The words of Jesus, from the Hebrew scripture, call us to love God completely, and to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. I cannot think of a better moment to put this ancient law into a new practice.”

The faithful who stop coming to church

When the conversation turns to “the decline of the church,” especially among young adults, we tend to focus on program, technique and demography. While we tinker, we do not face the truth that many people–not just young adults– are just “one Sunday brunch away from never returning.”

Preventative Measures

Wednesday, September 10, 2013 — Week of Proper 18, 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 40, 54 (morning) // 51 (evening) Job 29:1; 31:24-40 Acts 15:12-21 John 11:30-44 I have a reflexive mental habit when …

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