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Stop Taking Attendance
Originally Posted: 08/27/2014 - 12:57pm | Type: Blog

After years in the ministry, I have come to the conclusion that the church needs to stop taking attendance — immediately. At a church I used to serve there was a well-intentioned ...

'This is the Life': The Lost Episode
Originally Posted: 02/15/2012 - 3:30pm | Type: Blog

Unexpected grace was exactly what I found when at last, at the age of forty-three, I decided to go searching for that program, and that episode. When I was growing up, my family ...

Should Churches Be Allowed to Meet in Public Schools?
Originally Posted: 07/25/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

A recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, and the subsequent fallout here in New York, hits close to home for many of us New Yorkers. The ruling, which came down on June 2, allows for the city of New York to rest ...

Quitting Church: An Interview with Julia Duin
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

In <a href=";tag=sojourners-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creativeASIN=0801072271"><em>Quitting Church: Why ...

God is Big Enough to Take Our Doubt and Anger
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

"To believe is human, to doubt divine."</p> "To believe is human, to doubt divine." Those words are central to the self-described "incendiary th ...