Alasdair Macintyre On Rights and Protest: Are We Just Talking To Ourselves?

In keeping with the conversation at bay, MacIntyre’s words on protest are fitting. In his seminal work “After Virtue” he focuses on arguing how and why the “Enlightenment project” failed. Essentially it is because the modern period has stripped away from humanity any social context in which to couch morality and instead focused solely onContinue reading “Alasdair Macintyre On Rights and Protest: Are We Just Talking To Ourselves?”

Things I Value in A Church: A Confession of Faith?

After writing three posts about things to look for when church shopping, I got to thinking about what things people would be looking for when they asked those questions. I am of the opinion that we all have certain things we look for when trying to find a church. So here are some of theContinue reading “Things I Value in A Church: A Confession of Faith?”

How Do We Look For The Theology of A Church? Part III

Many of us have visited multiple churches in our lives, some stand out more and other’s we probably don’t remember much about.  For many people what stands out most is what happens during the service, the kind of preaching, what was preached, the music, how the sacraments were handled.  These parts of the service areContinue reading “How Do We Look For The Theology of A Church? Part III”

More Questions to Ask When Church Shopping: Part II

Continuing on from the first post in this series we will look at what are some things to look for in when we are church shopping and only have a brief time to get to know a little about the community we are checking out.  (Also note there are many assumptions being made in theseContinue reading “More Questions to Ask When Church Shopping: Part II”

How Do We Look For the Theology of A Church? Part I

Emily and I are back from our 2 week vacation in the Midwest.  We had a lovely time seeing family in Friends in Ohio, and Nashville.  And we thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary which we spent in Ludington Michigan at a great Bed and Breakfast called Cartier Mansion.  I will post pictures soon.  While we wereContinue reading “How Do We Look For the Theology of A Church? Part I”