Why would you go to church?

Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell: Why would you go to church? Happy Pentecost. Some call today the birthday of the church. If we were clear yet about food rules we might have a big “happy birthday Church” cake. We’ve had them in the past. Cakes are controversial. I don’t want to getContinue reading “Why would you go to church?”

To Emerge or not to Emerge?

I’m a little sick of being the “emergent guy” on campus.  In fairness, since giving a day long presentation a little over a month ago, a whole group of us have been openly identified as thinking in the “emergence” vein.  I’ve been thinking about these questions for almost a decade now, since attending some churchContinue reading “To Emerge or not to Emerge?”

Low Anxiety Evangelism

Reading my own words in the last post made me nervous.  Evangelism scares me.  The very word still makes my spine sort of wiggle against the back of my chair.  I know this is specific to my odd liberal culture.  On NPR, in the New Yorker, and in most of the Episcopal Church “evangelism” isContinue reading “Low Anxiety Evangelism”