I miss going to church on Sunday. Our church has decided to not meet during COVID-19. We are taking what we consider to be the safe, love your neighbor approach. Other churches have chosen a middle ground approach: modified meetings in public. Others have chosen to simply meet. Surrounding the challenges and variations of Sunday […]
It has been a rough road for the reputation of Christianity. This weekend that reputation was on display. Churches all over the country, in defiance of common sense and the clear and important restrictions given to us by health officials and government entities, met openly in crowded indoor spaces, singing and otherwise ignoring universal guidelines […]
Today was both the beginning of Holy Week and for many Christians around the globe, a day to celebrate the Lord’s Supper/Eucharist. We did it alone. I used to bristle a little at weddings, when in the context of the body of Christ, we offered communion to the wedding party only – the congregation didn’t […]
I have been posting thoughts about Sunday worship on our church’s Facebook page, usually titled: “Best Things I Heard Today.” With our changing meeting landscape I thought I would expand that practice in to a blog post.
“For now we see through a glass, darkly…” I have spent many hours in all three categories. Faith The first category is faith. We all believe things. We believe things about reality; we also imagine things that we don’t really know about, but we imagine and believe. I have constructed statements of faith, I have […]