In September of 2007, the internet columnist Kathie Shaidle changed the name of her blog from Relapsed Catholic to Five Feet of Fury. At that time, I posted an article basically expressing my fears the Shaidle had started on the slope downward toward compromise. I assumed eventually that formally cutting her ties to the Catholic [...]
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UPDATE Per interaction with the author of Forbidden Fruit, I have made some corrections to this post according to the information he provided. Long sections with italics represent added sentences or paragraphs. In areas where I was wrong or ill-informed, I have struck out the original comment and followed it with the correction. I have [...]
Once I was thrown out of a Church for publicly telling the Elders a truth everyone was thinking but were too politically correct to mention. The content of that truth is no longer significant, but at that time I learned that bringing out in the open something that everyone wants to remain hidden is not [...]
Sometimes seemingly small decisions made at the foundation of a nation will have consequences unforeseen but profound later in the life of that same nation. Early in the United States, meetings were held to designate the emblem or symbol for the US. Ben Franklin wanted the turkey. Congress chose the eagle. The eagle at left [...]
I am not certain where “Emergent” church and “Seeker-Sensitive” church starts, leaves off, or even correlates, but recently I am seeing at least some commonality of direction. Just where that direction leads and even it’s advisability is subject to question and evaluation.