David Williams is pastor of Poolesville Presbyterian Church in Maryland. He blogs at Beloved Spear, part of the CCblogs network.
I'm a sentinel of sorts, now, standing vigil over one of the last markers of a movement that flickered and died.After a brief conversation, Presbymergent shut down its Facebook presence many moons ago.
The ongoing uproar over legislative actions in Indiana and Arkansas over the rights of businesses to serve or not serve customers based on religious preferences will echo in our ears for a while longer.
The question, of course, is Why?
It was a reflection that came to me, as things often do, as I was walking.
I was musing on the seeming insanity of my devoting so much time to studying small faith communities, on what possible relevance that might have to the great wild churn of faith.
I don't know exactly why I stepped outside. It was just to see what the temperature was like, I think, and then to look up at the brightness of the night sky on an unusually warm February evening.
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