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'Gothic Piles' No Longer Necessary for Finding Faith
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 1:35pm | Type: Blog

It’s a struggle, both here and elsewhere in the 21st-century Christian world. Buildings with “beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God,” as Luke described the temple in ancient Jerusalem, are falling into d ...

Physical Churches: Do They Matter Anymore?
Originally Posted: 07/13/2012 - 2:30pm | Type: Blog

Many non-Christians lay the sins of our nation and even the world at the feet of the church. After all, a 77 percent of us self-identify as Christians (in 2009). So why is it that the Christian faith, the self ...

Opening Doors and Liberating Churches From ‘Sacred Spaces’
Originally Posted: 07/10/2012 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

Although church conventions tend to get attention for decisions on sexuality and gender, I am more intrigued by a movement among Episcopalians to sell their national headquarters building in New York City. ...

God's Church is Not a Building
Originally Posted: 03/09/2012 - 7:45pm | Type: Blog

The increase of church foreclosures is heartbreaking. But God’s church is greater than the bricks and mortar that hold his disciples. What is a church? Is it the stained-glass ...