Any good that these affiliate giving programs might achieve in the short run is likely negated by the greater harm that they might cause in the long run to charitable giving.
Archives for November 2014
Three celebrity pastors have been pushing back from (or in one case, being cast out of) the limelight. And they have led to some interesting transformations in their local contexts that inform non-celebrity churches too.
Trauma is evident in content moderation jobs that keep horrible videos off of Facebook. But what about the Church people that engage the rough edges of humanity? How do we care for them? And what does X-Men have to do with it?
It is right and good-ful; holy and wonderful; blessed and joyful; To give thanks to you God, Almighty and faithful.
With the plethora of proposals to change the United Methodist Church, which ones actually have a chance at success? Take a read on two criteria that I think will define the most viable options–and one criteria that will doom them all.
Sacraments may be a mosaic of practices that connect us with the church universal, but more often than not, the Sacrament is the most divisive time of Christian worship.
An excerpt from Richard Rohr offers insight into a clash between sources of authority and how we can better live into the tension.