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? 589 Laurent 03/14/2013 09:40PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 382 rocknut 03/14/2013 09:45PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 361 Laurent 03/14/2013 09:51PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 296 rocknut 03/14/2013 10:11PM
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Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 287 Daredevil 03/14/2013 09:53PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 273 rocknut 03/14/2013 10:05PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 233 Daredevil 03/14/2013 11:27PM
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Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 203 rocknut 03/15/2013 02:48AM
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Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 239 Ydde 03/14/2013 10:18PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 228 AndyC 03/14/2013 10:42PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 236 Almir 03/15/2013 12:02AM
amazed we still have religion 213 cookie 03/15/2013 02:25AM
Re: amazed we still have religion 98 NIK WILSON 03/16/2013 09:36PM
Re: amazed we still have religion 71 rocknut 03/17/2013 03:59AM
Re: amazed we still have religion 69 Terry K. 03/18/2013 05:38AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 210 NIK WILSON 03/15/2013 12:03AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 224 Almir 03/15/2013 12:20AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 201 Almir 03/15/2013 12:24AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 203 Doug Wolfgang 03/15/2013 12:20AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 199 iraklis 03/15/2013 02:21AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 212 Kent Bates 03/15/2013 03:43AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 191 Troy 03/15/2013 04:17AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 186 rocknut 03/15/2013 04:23AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 151 juliocruz 03/15/2013 10:04PM
Re: Hypocrisy? No, and here's why.... 147 rocknut 03/15/2013 10:52PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 152 juliocruz 03/15/2013 11:43PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 108 rocknut 03/15/2013 11:53PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity?155 Purple 03/15/2013 05:27AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 149 rocknut 03/15/2013 07:21AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 158 backwhereubelong 03/15/2013 07:48AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 153 Terry K. 03/15/2013 08:12AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 156 Troy 03/15/2013 10:09AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 123 Terry K. 03/15/2013 11:17AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 135 backwhereubelong 03/15/2013 11:46AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 135 Troy 03/15/2013 06:04PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 119 rocknut 03/15/2013 06:32PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 117 Troy 03/15/2013 06:45PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 135 Terry K. 03/16/2013 12:01AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 150 the ORIGINAL brent 03/15/2013 10:53AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 146 Purple 03/15/2013 11:54AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 141 the ORIGINAL brent 03/15/2013 12:44PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 136 MetroGnome 03/15/2013 08:41PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 143 rocknut 03/15/2013 09:10PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 147 Purple 03/15/2013 12:03PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 171 Terry K. 03/15/2013 12:18PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 174 Purple 03/15/2013 01:40PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 206 rocknut 03/15/2013 06:36PM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 139 Terry K. 03/16/2013 12:14AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 122 rocknut 03/16/2013 12:48AM
Re: O/T: Pope Francis I - another missed opportunity? 165 Braddy 03/15/2013 08:15AM


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