The Common Good

Michael Middaugh

Blog Posts by Michael Middaugh

Posted by Michael Middaugh 1 year 6 weeks ago
It's no secret that most of us find ourselves longing for chances to vacate our normal scenery and the bustle of our everyday activities. It is, of course, a luxury and blessing of the modern world...
Posted by Michael Middaugh 1 year 20 weeks ago
I am part of a liturgically worshiping tradition. There are days I wish I wasn’t; days when our Kyrie is lacking splendor and our Eleison feels redundant; moments that I wish we...
Posted by Michael Middaugh 1 year 39 weeks ago
Today is the day we remember the Protestant Reformation. On Oct. 31, 1517 Martin Luther, my denomination’s namesake, nailed his 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenburg. It was the beginning of a...
Posted by Michael Middaugh 1 year 48 weeks ago
Editor's note: This is a He Said, She Said on the issue. To read this author's wife's take, go HERE.My wife and I have been embroiled in a deep debate lately. It involves gender roles,...
Posted by Michael Middaugh 2 years 13 weeks ago
For the Christian church it should be a constant question. This “greatest commandment” is given by Jesus in Matthew 22, Mark 12, Luke 10 and paraphrased here in John 13."A...