Archives for Nov 13, 2011 @ 20:12

For Vegans

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Weighty Church Attendance

By David Briggs: The nation’s churches and synagogues have a weight problem. The multiple health benefits of an active faith life tend to stop at four-course Shabbat meals and church supper tables groaning with fried meat, biscuits and gravy, new research shows. In one study of some 5,500 women and men ages 45 to 84, [Read More…]

Corporate Business and the Church (of England)

From The Guardian by Stephen Bates: A Church of England report published on Monday warns that the morality of City bankers and traders has worsened since the Big Bang 25 years ago and many financial institutions’ gestures towards corporate social responsibility are little more than public relations and spin…. In his introduction to the report, [Read More…]

Leave ’em home

Daniel Schultz, a minister, reflects on concealing weapons and bringing them to church. The Roman Catholic priests in Wisconsin issued this: “Wisconsin Catholic bishops are asking parishioners to avoid carrying guns into church, now that a new law permitting residents of the state to carry concealed weapons has gone into effect.” Reminds me of a [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with [Read More…]