I just got tickets to see Bill Maher here in Indy. He's funny, has great political observations, and enjoys skewering religion. But if there's a Q&A I might ask about his take on religious liberals.
The Disciples of Christ is considering doing away with "sense of the assembly" resolutions at the General Assembly. Avoids controversy but it also takes away one of the only instruments in the Disciples to bear public witness. That's a problem for this church.
The United Church News spoke of this year as a turning point in doing outreach to young people. That's great! I hope that means that despite tight budgets the UCC will increase support for existing and planting new campus ministries across the country?
I've never ventured into the subject of Russian US relations. But I'm talking to friends who have some background on the issue. Finding peaceful ways forward strikes me as key. Btw the Church World Service, is providing aid to victims in this conflict.
And the National Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches, with Orthodox bodies from both nations, have statements on this issue. These statements stand as a contrast to McCain's opposition to negotiations and those on the right itching for war.