Christianity is declining rapidly in America. Over approximately the past decade, the percentage of Americans who identify as Christian has gone down 12% – from 75% to 63%.
Watching a service may be great, but it isn’t really church. A healthy local church should see themselves as “a disparate and dishevelled group of very ordinary people, crying out to God … who fall at the feet of Christ and are filled with his presence, who become infectious agents of the kingdom in the world.”
Those who see others as ‘the enemy’ should listen more to the voice of Christ asking for peace and love.
The decline in church attendance has become a fact in all capitalist countries.
In a previous posting we had it about people who say that religion is the cause of all the problems in the world. Others see an other trait in the behaviour of certain people who represent such religious groups, be it Christians, Muslims or others who use the name of their god to extend theirContinue reading “An other trait for faith in Jesus and his God”
emblem of the Papacy: Triple tiara and keys Français : emblème pontifical Italiano: emblema del Papato Português: Emblema papal. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Roman Catholics with their idea that a person has something extra in his body that can leave him when he dies, do want to avoid that that spiritual being would be shatteredContinue reading “According the vatican ashes and bone fragments cannot be kept at home”
During the two years Pope Francis has led the Roman Catholic Church, many of the older bishops perhaps may wonder if they did not vote for the wrong one, because this pope has too much eye for the people and is perhaps too progressive again or again a copy of pope John XXIII. For theContinue reading “Youngsters, parents and the search to root in life”
Map of the Muslim Population by Percentage in the World (Photo credit: Wikipedia) All places with connection to Christian culture, like St. Elian’s tomb, the monastery around it (Mar Elian Monastery), an ancient structure located just outside a Syrian town captured by the group earlier this month, got bulldozed down. What began as demonstrations against theContinue reading “Propaganda war and ISIS”
England has to come to face what can be seen already in many cities at the continent. Statistics from 2011 Census show more Muslim children than Christian growing up in Birmingham Of 278,623 youngsters, 97,099 were registered as Muslim compared with 93,828 as Christian A similar trend has emerged in the cities of Bradford andContinue reading “More Muslim children than Christian children growing up in our cities”
We can have a look at Paul’s letter to the Romans and see how the Bible should be the source of our inspiration and working on it so that as many as possible can come under the spirit of God His Son.