'Spiritual But Not Religious'? Learning from the Case of C3 Exchange
Can an "inclusive spiritual community" really be built without universal truth? The cross atop the bell tower of this formerly Christian church in Spring Lake, Michigan has been removed, as has "Christ" from the congregation's name. The community has been rechristened "C3 Exchange," preferring to be identified as neither Christian nor church; rather, they seek to be an "inclusive spiritual community," promising to "honor all spiritual paths" and accept you "for who and where you are" ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Jul 2, 2010
from catholic.org :
"The congregation broke ties with the Reformed Church of America in 1996, after the local governing body censured then-pastor Richard Rhem for teaching that salvation is available to non-Christians. The community chose to secede and operate as an independent Christian church.
"Their direction took a dramatic turn in 2004 when Rhem retired and was succeeded by Ian Lawton, a former Anglican priest with a deep concern for people not in the pews -- and a marked disdain for hierarchy and structure ... Lawton had a miter placed on his head during his installation, while assuring the assembly he was not merely poking fun at Catholics.'I find the Episcopal Church or Anglican Church just as hilarious as the Catholic Church,' he quipped in his inaugural sermon ..."
“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”
Since: May 07
The Mountain Empire
#2 Jul 3, 2010
Joline, why is this bias article from catholic .org?
Aren't you the one who whines when posts are about the terrible amount of roman collars raping children or the closing of roman churches and schools at record paces?
What a troll editor..........
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