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Should churches stop performing weddings?

Very interesting post and comments at Faith and Theology: why churches should stop performing weddings. One of his main points is how we sometimes elevate romantic love and marriage to an idolatrous level, and he has some potent quotes from Bonhoeffer. If we begin to refuse church participation in wedding…

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Gathering Places

I recently back to the county where I grew up to spend some time with family and attend a high school reunion. It’s been awhile since I’ve been back, and it was a good time to get some perspective. Way back when, I had thought about the need for a…

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Resting in Pennsylvania

We live in a ‘doing’ culture. Of course, that doesn’t mean we do what we say, but that we are active, a lot, filling our time with anything and everything. I am currently on vacation. In running our own business, we have the luxury of a flexible schedule combined with…