What roadblocks have you seen in your ministries?

One of my favorite modern writers Carol Howard Merritt wrote an article on The Christian Century entitled “Generational Roadblocks.” In it she identifies five obstacles to young adults’ participation in the church: 1. The leadership is from one generation. 2. … Continue reading

How has your time in seminary changed the way you view Christmas?

“How has your time in seminary changed the way you view Christmas?” @markrsmith It’s that time of year. It’s in between semesters, finals are over, there’s family around, and there are multiple animals who require much petting. Eggnog, pie, cookies, … Continue reading

Should the Catholic church become a democratic system?

The music player up at the top right is set up to play “Ave Generosa” composed by Hildegard of Bingen, who is talked about in this post. When my friend Vincent heard about my new blog project his first question … Continue reading