Category: Church Issues

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Things I Think…

1. In the wake of the recent Supreme Court rulings, many of my fellow clergy have made public pronouncements exulting over the “victories” won for “our side”. This…is a problem to me.   I’m...

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Things I Think…

1. I just realized that a lot of places are closed today…and confess that I had to look up why…I’ll do better next year… 2. What did the SBC and other church institutions learn...

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The Story That Won’t Go Away…

The big story on Christian social media today is a Washington Post article describing how Franklin Graham pressured Naghmeh Panahi to reconcile with her (then) husband Saeed Abedini despite his continual abuse. In 2016...

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Things I Think…

1. The Southern Baptist Convention is holding its annual meeting in Anaheim, CA this week. There is much cyber ink being spilled wondering how the group will respond to the sexual abuse reports that...

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Things I Think…

1. One of the things many of us wonder about when a religious leader falls is whether that person ever really believed in the first place, or if they simply knew a good scam...