Take Me To Church? Did you go to church this morning or are you a Saturday Sabbath observer? Worse yet, some would say, are you among the growing number who do not attend a church, synagogue, temple or mosque? No, this is not a poll and one will not be taken on this topic of attendance at religious institutions. What more interests me is this: Did you pray today? The ‘smart’ ones among you will know that this is one of my trick questions. Trick in as much as: There
Sunday Christians Before you think that there is some deep-seated problem here with Christians, let me hasten to say that there is none. What there is, is a distaste for hypocrisy especially the type parading on a Sunday. This is not something new. For many years, my mother dispatched me to church every Sunday morning and sitting in those pews the bile started to rise. Returning home after the entire morning and afternoon of praises, the switch would be very obvious to me – from holy to pretending to be
Blessed Sunday “Compassion is a lifetime business. You can’t say something like, “I will have compassion on Monday, Thursdays and Fridays only. But for the rest, I will be cruel”. That is hypocrisy.” Israelmore Ayivor Many entered the sanctuary today full of holiness and remained there for most of the day, enjoying the community and using the best church apps to share their thoughts and tithing. Come Monday, they will exit and at the gate pick up their basket full of judgement, criticism and hatred, peddling their wares all week.