The Birth of a New Religion, Part 4 by Archpriest John Whiteford For Part 1 see: The Pro-Abortion “Orthodox” (The Birth of a New Religion, Part…
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The Birth of a New Religion, Part 3
For Part 1, see: The Pro-Abortion “Orthodox” (The Birth of a New Religion, Part 1)
For Part 2, see: The Pro LGBTQP “Orthodox” (The Birth of a New Religion, Part 2)
Renovationists are people who see that the Church is out of sync with the modern world, and rather than conclude that the world needs to repent and come into line with the teachings of the Church, instead assume that the Church is what needs to be fixed. To them, the solution to this problem is to make the Church more like the world, rather than to make the world more like the Church.
Among the many things we desire, an important one is a “place to belong.” With the fragmentation of the extended family, and so much else, a growing number of people are becoming acutely aware that they do not “belong” anywhere. Our highly franchised suburban world often has the strange effect that places separated by miles (even states), all look the same, have the same stores, the same restaurants, and an overall sameness that only accentuates the sense of alienation in that it “looks the same” but is “not ours.”
The Birth of a New Religion, Part 2
For Part 1, see The Pro-Abortion “Orthodox” (The Birth of a New Religion, Part 1)
The fact that today we have people openly promoting the LGBTQP agenda in the Orthodox Church is something that was unthinkable less than a dozen years ago. But here we are. They are a vocal minority to be sure, but like most leftists, they try to convince people that their opponents are the minority, and they are only motivated by hate.
The Birth of a New Religion, Part 1 by Archpriest John Whiteford In recent years, there are lines of division that not only show the…