Everyone knew the family's problems, but there was never a word of judgment or even pity. The congregation was just being the church.
Four practices of healthy congregations
To build stronger communities, we need to get in
the habit of recognizing what undergirds our relationships. We can't afford to take it for granted.
Faith at work
Perhaps because I’m the very part-time priest of a very small parish, it has taken me a long time to learn the proper answer to the question, “What’s going