Mediocrity breeds mediocrity. Mediocrity demands greatness descend to its level. Mediocrity...
Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’: “Amy Peterson put it this...
So, from the post, below, by Rachel Held Evans, concerning her move from American-Evangelicalism to...
This migration began in earnest back in the 1990’s and is not coming into its own. I look at my own experience and understand that those of us, back then, were on the forefront of this migration among X-er’s, and … Continue reading →
5 reasons why young people are seeking old ways of doing church.: When I was young, there was...
Rachel Held Evans Defends Leaving Evangelicals For Episcopalians: Q: If these aren’t the answer,...
The Carroll Gardens Home Group is reading through 1 Corinthians and right now chapters 5 & 6....
So, what now? How often do we ask that question? For life? For work? For love? For faith? In excitement – in frustration – with anxiety – with joy – in anticipation – in wonderment? What is our disposition when … Continue reading →
Olafur Eliasson, Your Strange Certainty Still Kept, 1996
"There’s no need to go outside. Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. A white flower grows in..."
“There’s no need to go outside. Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. A white flower grows in the quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.”
- a bit of Rumi, straight from Istanbul. Thanks Richie. (via andyinabox)
American exceptionalism today – the same as or similar to American “messianism” of the mid-nineteenth century… right before the Civil War? Yes, I think – and what it does, negatively, to the religion, the common perception of it all, and … Continue reading →
American exceptionalism today - the same as or similar to American “messianism” of the...
I attended another “Q Commons” in NYC last night - Malcolm Gladwell and Soledad O'Brien...
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
From “AAK’s” post on this prayer from the Rite I American Episcopal/Anglican...