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Is God’s Grace Sufficient?

Is God’s Grace Sufficient? It’s curious what we remember about our childhoods. What stands out is usually the really bad stuff or the really good stuff. But scattered here and there amongst the memories are some poignant stories that just have a category of their own. One of these stories for me started out as […]

Is God’s Grace Sufficient?

Is God’s Grace Sufficient? It’s curious what we remember about our childhoods. What stands out is usually the really bad stuff or the really good stuff. But scattered here and there amongst the memories are some poignant stories that just have a category of their own. One of these stories for me started out as […]

Unexpectedly Falling in Love with Lutherans, by Michael Bischoff

Unexpectedly Falling in Love with Lutherans   A few months ago, a colleague of mine asked me if I’d be interested in doing a consulting project with her, supporting discernment and renewal with a large group of Lutherans. My first responses revealed some of my biases–that I see most mainline, U.S. churches as declining creatures […]

What is Church? Why Church? Part 8

What is Church? Why Church? Part 8   Today I have included a fairly wide variety of responses to the questions What is Church? And Why Church? First I give you a number of six-word answers from a broad age range. Next a NYTimes article about how atheists are forming communities to share rituals that churches […]