Enduring through persecution

St. Paul had his fair share of persecution.  The book of Acts records how Paul, persecutor–turned–evangelist, founded churches and suffered as a result.  The book concludes with Paul in jail, his fate hanging in the balance. Founding a little church in the Macedonian city of Thessalonica was especially difficult.  Acts 17 states that he preachedContinue reading “Enduring through persecution”

It is time for conservatives and progressives to work together

A recent report released by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution (as told by The Christian Century) shows that the religious landscape of the United States is quite diverse and will shift in fundamental ways over the next two generations. A majority of Americans, for instance, is considered “religiously moderate” (38%) while anotherContinue reading “It is time for conservatives and progressives to work together”