Realizing when criticism is out of your control
Right now, there are a lot of pastors who ought to be looking in the mirror and chanting, “It’s not all about me.”
Relearning the essentials
Maybe what sociologists call mainline decline is God pulling us away from external things so we can rediscover our union with God in love.
David Hollinger on what the mainline achieved
"Ecumenical leaders of the 1960s took a series of risks," says historian David Hollinger, "asking their constituency to follow them in directions that many resisted."
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