Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

Breaking up With God

October 28, 2011

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Sarah Sentilles finally admitted to herself and to the church in which she intended to become an ordained clergy person that it just wasn’t working-out between her and God.  God isn’t what he had seemed.   She didn’t really like most of his friends.   He didn’t return calls.  Sometimes he seemed cruel.  He just wasn’t […]

Aldersgate UMC: Lured With Free Doughnuts

October 23, 2011

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Aldersgate United Methodist Church 1048 Main Street, Worcester, MA October 23, 2011 It was tough driving by the church that has great Reggae music on Sunday mornings (“The Woo”) and the eclectic-looking Victorian house/business with the sign “Bones and Flowers:  Pagan  Occult  New Age”.   But I know a traditional United Methodist Church is here […]

Church in the Cinema: I Visit LifeSong in Milbury, MA

October 17, 2011

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LifeSong Blackstone Valley Cinema deLux, Milbury, MA. “The Church can’t transform the desires of people it’s trying to titillate,” according to G. Jeffrey MacDonald, author of the 2010 book “Thieves in the Temple: The Christian Church and the Selling of the American Soul“.  I am writing this review from a Starbucks inside a Barnes and […]