Finish-the-Sentence Friday: Church (with a lower-case "c")


by Rachel Held Evans Read Distraction Free

Finish the following sentence: “I feel most at home in a church that...”

I’ll start: I feel most at home in a church that 1) takes its mission to care for the poor and marginalized seriously, 2) does not make assumptions about its congregation’s political positions nor emphasizes political action to begin with, 3) speaks of Scripture in terms of its ability to “equip us for every good work,” 4) embraces diversity (theologically, ethnically, etc.) and allows women to assume leadership positions.

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