The Catholic church is reeling from the several sexual abuse allegations that have come to light over the past three months. Downplaying the severity of this scandal will only further damage the already beleaguered church's image and credibility. Many in the media blame Pope Benedict XVI for the mismanagement of the sexual abuse crisis.
"What if the resurrection was a choice?"
I gave up fear for Lent. That seemed like a good and perhaps even holy idea at the time.
After a hard winter in the Eastern United States, spring offers a resurrection. Particularly here in the Appalachian Bible Belt, we're looking toward Easter.
The sex abuse scandals plaguing the Catholic Church simply will not go away. Even the Pope himself is not immune.
"God will not hear you," the death thre
Church planting is its own weird thing. It takes a certain personality to think you might, just might, be able to (with tons of help from God) start a church from scratch.