Roundup: Ecumenism, same-sex marriage, evangelicals, Frontier Services
A religious organisation is a remarkably poor vessel for either piety or prophecy.
If we can’t exactly claim Sweetheart of the Rodeo as the album that changed America’s faith, then it made a mighty contribution.
The Uniting Church is marking a century of outback work by its caring network, now known as Frontier Services.
Rejecting the denomination’s stance on gay rights and same-sex marriage were important issues for at least 15 United Methodist annual (regional) conferences this summer.
The Episcopal Church’s decision on same-sex blessings wasn’t a leap beyond; it was the last gasp of old ways of thinking, namely, that Sunday worship and in-house protocols are what matter.