Topic: congregations

Third, it removes unnecessary controversy from the recommendation. The last clause in the original recommendation inexplicably includes a reference to deaconesses. This inclusion is inexplicable becau ... discuss

Schneider was born in Pferdsfeld, Germany in 1897, the second of three sons born to Gustav-Adolf Schneider and Elisabeth Schnorr. He had a strong love for his mother and a great respect for his father ... discuss

Entertainment is a good thing, but its purpose is the refreshment of the mind and body, not the transformation of the mind or the edification of the spirit. The danger of entertainment in worship is n ... discuss

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A great deal of tension in Christian congregations would be eased if we obeyed this plain command of Jesus: “Go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.” Instead of having the courage to ... discuss

Beckwith says the failure of the resolution introduced by conservatives to declare the church’s “unchanging commitment to Jesus Christ as the son of God, the only name by which any person may be s ... discuss

Every NAPARC congregation consists of sinners. Consider, however, the rhetoric used by the podcasters: “gender apartheid” and “toxic masculinity.” These are very strong words. The dictionary ( ... discuss

We have earlier reported on how the Judicial Council’s complex ruling ultimately took away any foundation in UMC church law for Dr. Karen Oliveto of San Francisco to indefinitely remain a bishop in ... discuss

Gifts-in-kind organizations can benefit churches with free merchandise Contact: Joanne Levine, 847-327-9530 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Churches play crucial roles in t ... discuss

We must preach because preaching is not simply the fuel for worship: preaching IS worship. As Piper says, “in the same way that a melody can awaken us to the true beauty of God in the lyrics of a wo ... discuss

TMS Global outlines program to help move congregations from 'vaguely spiritual Rotary Club' to strategic outreach Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com  NORCROSS, Ga., ... discuss

Before the Reformation, education was the privilege of only wealthy aristocrats and priests, but the reformers argued that it should be made available to all. Their schools were the first to educate g ... discuss

By removing everything except the first sentence of this recommendation, the Assembly made it possible that exactly nothing will change in the congregations where refusing to ordain is the current pra ... discuss

Contact: Velma Trayham, ThinkZILLA, 888-509-1145, info@itsthinkzilla.com ATLANTA, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marketing is the best way to empower congregations and increase the reach of a ... discuss

Contact: Velma Trayham, ThinkZILLA, 888-509-1145, info@itsthinkzilla.com ATLANTA, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marketing is the best way to empower congregations and increase the reach of a ... discuss

Seminary president Jerry O’Neill plans to retire next year and will be succeeded by Prof. Barry York, but Dr. O’Neill will continue to work part-time in development and academic administration. Pr ... discuss

We express this embodied totality in corporate worship through our shared symbols, rites, and rituals; through our posture and gestures as we bow, kneel, or lift our hands; through our actions when we ... discuss

If the guide is what is “best,” then worship becomes a matter of preference. Why must we choose what is best and by what criteria are we to judge it? If I don’t care for The Metropol ... discuss

Born to a patrician family. His father Lazzaro died when Anthony was two, and his mother, Antonia Pescorali, widowed at age 18, devoted herself to her son. He studied medicine at Padua, receiving his ... discuss

KeyWiki.org Rev. Clyde Grubbs… is a Minister at All Souls Braintree, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees. Grubbs is also a Cherokee and serv ... discuss

For young Japanese couples who may value pageantry over religion, Adam Altar believes that he provides a more meaningful service than his counterparts from traditional Christian denominations who perf ... discuss

This movement in the PCA is what I personally call Identity Theology.  It is a new theological focus on race and gender.  Identity Theology tends to substitute a paradigm of a class-struggle for the ... discuss

“A Southern Baptist Calvinist could get the impression that he is not welcomed in the SBC and, as another prominent SBC leader suggested, should consider looking for a home in a Presbyterian den ... discuss

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31 May, New Testament (Three Year Lectionary) This major Christological feast commemorates the joyous visit Mary paid to her relative (probably her cousin) Elizabeth, following The Annunciation. Insp ... discuss

Rev. Antonio Spadaro, SJ. (Photo: Magyar Kurír.)Brace yourselves. Once again, someone in the Vatican has challenged Church doctrine in a way that implicates Pope Francis, on an issue about which he h ... discuss

Every state has a government and some with Catholic politicians. If the pol supports abortion, then the bishop must excommunicate as required by Canon Law. If he doesn't then he is remiss and neglig ... discuss

Last month Claire and I were blessed to participate in a reunion party involving people from the Christian Brotherhood’s early years. It was a momentous event as more than 50 of us celebrated the gr ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Conscience and Voting If we were to ask the average person, “What is a conscience?”, many would quickly call to mind Pinocchio’s sidekick Jiminy Cricket who was famous for the ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Mrs. Clinton’s intolerance is as glaring as Mr. Trump’s; she merely has a different target: religious liberty. Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump has insulted women, person ... discuss

I live in Connecticut where we have plenty of pick-your-own apple orchards to visit in the autumn. I love the crazy looking old trees like this one. They look like a lost cause, but the only reason th ... discuss

This book is part memoir and part reflections. The author, Mike McHargue, identified as a former Christian turned atheist. His focus for this book? It's science that brought him back to faith in Chr ... discuss

The Centers for Disease Control acknowledges that:    "The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include mu ... discuss

Every election year, we hear about the "evangelical vote." Political commentators talk about the "religious right wing voting bloc." This election year is no different. I'm paying more attention ... discuss

There's so much more to the Christian life than the work of abolishing human abortion.  Sometimes abolitionists forget that and act as though professing Christians are not Christians at all if th ... discuss

Frank Turk joins me this month to discuss our relationship to the local church. Frank is a blogger at Pyromaniacs, centuri0n.blogspot.com and Calvinist Gadfly. Frank has been quite passionate for man ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Welcome to another iteration of my irregular, quick-draw, short news commentary. Let's get going.The canonical visitation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (L ... discuss

If you were in similar shoes as mine, which, alas, were not in Rome yesterday, I hope you enjoyed watching EWTN's production of the Mass of canonization as much as I did. (I think there's still an opp ... discuss

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

Mars Hill Church began as a small gathering in Mark Driscoll’s home in 1996 and soon became one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. But the church that was praised just last year as one ... discuss

Before the trees in Denver turned fiery red and snow began to swirl and blow, our motley crew at the evil Planned Parenthood child sacrifice center were paid a visit by a businessman from Wyoming.Our ... discuss

Don’t Forfeit Your Banquet Invitation What if you held a feast and no one came? Jesus dealt with this in the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24). He told of a rich man who “invited many ... discuss

Doing this as a public post... A friend and I had a discussion in her LJ that meandered onto the topic of footwashing, and I promised a post here about the two most meaningful footwashing experiences ... discuss

After adding the most recent additions to the Big Blogroll O’ Vark®™© to my links, I thought I’d mention again the usefulness of such resources to fellow bloggers.Our links ... discuss

reposting for my Friend, Pastor HoyeA Weekly Column By Walter B. Hoye II Conflict Of Interest In the abortion debate, is there a "Conflict of Interest" within the Black community and among her leade ... discuss

I had intended to blog an entry about this a couple of weeks ago but forgot (not a big surprise coming from me). Anyway, I don't know how many dioceses operate in this fashion, but in Detroit the Chr ... discuss

I paid a recent visit to our denomination’s website, The Evangelical Presbyterian Church. I was struck by the clarity, cogency and compassion of our official positional paper regarding abortion. I ... discuss

The Presbytery of Arkansas met yesterday at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville where commissioners voted 116 to 64 to allow homosexuals to serve as decons, elders, and ministers in Presbyteri ... discuss

From Tennessean.com:Two teens suspected of using church bulletins to help pull off burglaries in the Summerfield subdivision off Murfreesboro Pike have been arrested, Metro police report.Dante Leo Joh ... discuss

In this video, Pastor Caesar Lafleur is sending a Pro-Life mesaage to Pastor's around the world, encouraging them to get involved with anti-abortion / Pro-Life issues, and to speak the truth to their ... discuss

Joe Velaidum, a religious studies professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, says that church congregations are aging and shrinking because individual spirituality is a growing trend among y ... discuss

AJ makes a valiant effort to puff New Westminster Diocese, but fails.  Maybe it just can't be done. For five years, an empty table has sat among the bustling hall full of tables occupied by ... discuss

I can't help thinking that if Peter Akinola were leading the Anglican Church of Canada, our pews would be full; we'd be building more churches, not trying to close 'em down consolidate par ... discuss

Pakistani Muslims are so very sensitive. It is dangerous to say that Christ is the son of God because this declaration “hurts the feelings of many Pakistani Muslims” who “do not wan ... discuss

It is estimated that about 5000 Muslims living in Germany convert to Christianity every year.  Bishop Wolfgang Huber (photo at right), Chairman of the German Evangelical Church, says they are bei ... discuss

From RCRC Episcopal Church, 1988We regard all abortion as having a tragic dimension,calling for the concern and compassion of all the Christiancommunity….In those cases where an abortion is being co ... discuss

Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge were responsible for the deaths of millions of Cambodians between 1975 and 1979.  Their last stronghold was the town of Pailin near the Thai border.  Pailin would ... discuss

Another day, another tone-deaf report from Anglican Journal.  Archbishop Hutchison has spoken again to AJ, with mixed results. The primate of the Anglican Church of Canada doesn’t seem to h ... discuss

I had intended to blog an entry about this a couple of weeks ago but forgot (not a big surprise coming from me). Anyway, I don't know how many dioceses operate in this fashion, but in Detroit the Chr ... discuss

WORLD Magazine has honoured as its 2006 Daniels of the Year two great leaders of the Anglican Communion: Peter Jasper Akinola, Archbishop of the Province of Nigeria, and Henry Luke Orombi, Archbishop ... discuss

"Metropolitan Community Church" has a nice ring to it, don't you think? Wikipedia decribes it as a Christian church, but there's a catch. If you bring your kids to visit one of the hundreds of this d ... discuss

I kid you not.  The infamous Nolbert Kunonga, Anglican Bishop of Mugabe Harare, has ordered Sunday worship services canceled so everyone can devote full attention to his wedding anniversary. The ... discuss

The Rt Rev Donald Harvey, retired Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, has been moderator of the Anglican Network in Canada since its inception in 2004.  He has spoken repeatedly and forc ... discuss

The Primates of the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa today issued an open letter concerning the Episcopal Church's General Convention.  Here's the whole thing. We, the Primates of ... discuss

The quantity and quality of live blogging from GC2006 has been mind-boggling and awe-inspiring.  The Episcopal Church has within its ranks some technologically astute and hard-working people.&nbs ... discuss

Just when you thought you heard it all. A number of Protestant megachurches are closing their doors on Christmas. Apparently opening 'Holiday' gifts is more important than celebrating the birth of ... discuss

Did you hear any of Dennis Rader’s confession yesterday? For more than an hour, the BTK killer provided Sedgwick County District Court Judge Gregory Waller the requisite “factual basis” for his ... discuss

I am perhaps the strangest attorney you could meet. I am a right wing, religious conservative, evangelical criminal defense attorney. The reason I left the District Attorney’s office was so I could ... discuss




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