Day: February 1, 2015

Do churches need to learn to waste time together to thrive?

Do churches need to learn to waste time together to thrive?

Recently in Toronto, church-planters from the Anglican Church of Canada gathered for the Vital Church Planing conference at St Paul’s-Bloor St in Toronto. In a  session, titled “Course Correction,” they looked at the struggles new churches face in the first years after they are founded.   The Course Correction panel, inspired by the conference’s theme of […]

Is sexism the original sin of the church?

HuffPost’s podcast All Together takes a look at the consecration of Libby Lane as the first female bishop in the Church of England.  In this episode, to help him understand the continuing sexism in the Christian Church, Raushenbush spoke with four extraordinary women: the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church Katharine Jefforts Schori, the recent […]

Speaking to the Soul: Sky full of stars

Speaking to the Soul: Sky full of stars

…at first the crowd might simply think we’re crazy, and are there solely for curiosity’s sake, but give it enough time, some others carrying the burden of being a one-person band are bound to show up and sing along. We might even discover we are part of of a sky full of stars–with such a heavenly view.