ELSEWHERE: Loving the Whore

There's been a spate of articles about the failure of the church lately, some good, some not so much. You should probably actually read this one by Karen Swallow Prior: "Yet, I want to say, gently or perhaps not-so-gently,┬áThat way you want the church to love those you love? Unconditionally, enthusiastically, and compasstionately? That's how you are called to love the church, too.┬áThat forbearance, that tolerance, that grace, you extend so generously and rightly to the lost and the disobedient? T … [Read more...]