I am going to make my case for a Christianity that is not defensive and does not subject itself to perpetual revision in order to keep up with the demands of a culture that despises the Christian faith anyway.
Ministerial training has increasingly moved towards the “practical” and the ethical, and away from the doctrinal and the abstract. What is implicitly said is that what matters is that ministers can offer pastoral care and lead communities in improving society
The Church’s members very often cannot tell the difference between the Church’s message and that of some other community.
“A Sacred Conversation on Race” was born out of admitting that we, the baptized, do in fact experience racial enmity.