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DENOMINATIONS: NOT AN EITHER/OR

by Rev. Dr. Robert R. LaRochelle The following are some rather established facts regarding the current state of institutionalized religion in the United States: 1. Traditional mainline denominations have experienced a significant decline in numbers. 2. Mergers and cooperative arrangements between/among denominations have raised questions regarding the relative importance of denominations and whether affiliating with…

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Talking about God

by Rev. Dr. Robert R. LaRochelle [ene_ptp]At my church, as at most, I would suppose, we offer a regular program of adult education. Over the course of time, I have led sessions on a variety of topics ranging from social issues to hot topics in the modern church ( e.g. same sex marriage, the death…