Tony Blair, Rick Warren, to launch Faith Offensive across US

Tony Blair, Rick Warren, to launch Faith Offensive across US
Former prime minister builds network of Christian allies as he prepares to launch a religious ‘offensive’ in North America Tony Blair is preparing to launch a “faith offensive” across the United States over the next year, after building up relationships with a network of influential religious leaders and faith organisations. With Afghanistan and Iraq casting a shadow over his popularity at home in Britain, Blair’s ...

Vatican: Limit the Word of God to 8 minutes

Vatican: Limit the Word of God to 8 minutes
Catholic clergy have been advised by the Vatican to keep the word of God brief in order to cater to short attention spans. The book of Genesis says God created the heavens and Earth in less than a week. Now, Catholic clergy are being asked to follow suit and keep their sermons to under eight minutes in a recommendation issued from the Vatican. Archbishop Nikola ...

The Idolatrous Religion of Conscience

“It wasn’t primarily about sex.” With those words, Lutheran theologian Robert Benne explained that the actions recently taken by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to normalize homosexuality were not primarily about sex at all, but about theological identity. “The ELCA has formally left the great tradition for liberal Protestantism,” Benne declared. Taking its stand with the radical theological revisionism of the Protestant Left, the ...

Fresh Expressions Defined Contemplative Sacramental Traditions

Take a look at this May 2009 Fresh Expressions Book launch: “Ancient Faith, Future Missions” Fresh Expressions in the Sacramental Traditions Fresh Expressions conjures up children’s clubs, cafe church and innovative youth work, yet this is not the whole story. Churches from the traditional wings of the church are being equally creative and imaginative, exploring alternative ways of worshipping and being Christian communities. Their focus ...