Day: September 12, 2014
“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.”
Boz Tchividjian looks at how some churches support spousal abuse in both direct and indirect ways.
Dozens of countries still outlaw homosexuality and some punish gays and lesbians with death. This map shows the lay of the law around the world.
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.”
Louie Clay (né Louie Crew), of the Diocese of Newark and a founder of Integrity, says that sometimes “LGBTQ folks scare me.”
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 …