Adjudicating discipline and orthodoxy in the divided churches is profoundly complicated, especially for the “inferior” and “weaker” member-communities of the body.
Ordinands are being set up for real struggle, if we continue to ordain more clergy than the church can responsibly support.
God’s love calls us out from our biases, sins, and prejudices into the beloved community whose unity testifies to God’s desire to reconcile the world to himself through his Son.
Most VBS curricula pander in pathetic ways to pop culture, skimp on thoughtful interpretations of Scripture, and leave kids with throwaway craft projects and a thin version of the Christian faith.
True movements of the Spirit of God in Christian history were never the result of the concurrence of a committee.