Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity?
Posted by: Purple ()
Date: March 15, 2013 05:27AM

I think you have it exactly backwards. The Church - particularly the Catholic Church - is not relevant today because it has almost completely conformed to the world. Yeah, sure, sexual sin (and to a lesser degree, abortion) might run contrary to popular sentiment, but even on these things they are complete hypocrites.

Church has become about a pep talk, looking pretty, putting in some money to keep the lights on, and living your life just as everyone else. Why on Earth would people get up on Sunday morning for that?

Until the Church actually lives out the gospel of Christ it will continue a slow death. The great thing? People coming from dead churches/catholics are still seeking Truth. When they (finally) find a church that lives out their faith, lives are being radically transformed - I see it everyday.

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O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 577 Laurent 03/14/2013 09:40PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 372 rocknut 03/14/2013 09:45PM
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Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 221 Almir 03/15/2013 12:02AM
amazed we still have religion 203 cookie 03/15/2013 02:25AM
Re: amazed we still have religion 86 NIK WILSON 03/16/2013 09:36PM
Re: amazed we still have religion 64 rocknut 03/17/2013 03:59AM
Re: amazed we still have religion 62 Terry K. 03/18/2013 05:38AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 196 NIK WILSON 03/15/2013 12:03AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 208 Almir 03/15/2013 12:20AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 192 Almir 03/15/2013 12:24AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 191 Doug Wolfgang 03/15/2013 12:20AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 186 iraklis 03/15/2013 02:21AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 204 Kent Bates 03/15/2013 03:43AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 177 Troy 03/15/2013 04:17AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 177 rocknut 03/15/2013 04:23AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 142 juliocruz 03/15/2013 10:04PM
Re: Hypocrisy? No, and here's why.... 139 rocknut 03/15/2013 10:52PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 142 juliocruz 03/15/2013 11:43PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 103 rocknut 03/15/2013 11:53PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity?145 Purple 03/15/2013 05:27AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 139 rocknut 03/15/2013 07:21AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 146 backwhereubelong 03/15/2013 07:48AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 145 Terry K. 03/15/2013 08:12AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 144 Troy 03/15/2013 10:09AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 116 Terry K. 03/15/2013 11:17AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 129 backwhereubelong 03/15/2013 11:46AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 123 Troy 03/15/2013 06:04PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 109 rocknut 03/15/2013 06:32PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 104 Troy 03/15/2013 06:45PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 125 Terry K. 03/16/2013 12:01AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 134 the ORIGINAL brent 03/15/2013 10:53AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 139 Purple 03/15/2013 11:54AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 136 the ORIGINAL brent 03/15/2013 12:44PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 127 MetroGnome 03/15/2013 08:41PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 133 rocknut 03/15/2013 09:10PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 134 Purple 03/15/2013 12:03PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 165 Terry K. 03/15/2013 12:18PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 167 Purple 03/15/2013 01:40PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 196 rocknut 03/15/2013 06:36PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 133 Terry K. 03/16/2013 12:14AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 118 rocknut 03/16/2013 12:48AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 154 Braddy 03/15/2013 08:15AM


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