UPDATED: with statement from the Church of Ireland (Anglican)
In spite of being a largely Roman Catholic nation and against the admonition of the Irish Roman church’s episcopate, the Republic of Ireland’s electorate has legalized marriage equality in an overwhelming vote.
It’s perhaps this success and good reputation that has bred envy and jealousy amongst its Christian neighbors in Fountain Hills. The pastors of these other eight churches have embarked on a six week sermon series. The series is called “Progressive” Christianity: FACT or FICTION. Each week, from their own pulpit, the pastors will address a question in an area where they obviously believe Progressive Christianity fails.
Edwin, Eric, and Greg discuss The Wire and how it reveals the way sin keeps us stuck in cycles of violence.
Archbishop Hiltz has called for this period of time as a special commemoration of the more than 1,017 aboriginal women and girls who have been murdered or missing since 1980. He asks folks to ring the bells however they will.
Exodus 19:3-8, 16-20 I remember, as a small kid, how I loved to hear Mama read and tell stories. I was sick fairly often so she spent a lot of time doing those. They captivated me, kept my mind occupied, and often sent me in to dreams where the words Mama read and spoke came […]