You can say, “Hey kids, be more forgiving because the Bible says so,” or “Hey kids, be more kind because the Bible says so!” But that isn’t Christianity, it’s morality. . . And that was such a huge shift for me from the American Christian ideal. We’re drinking a cocktail that’s a mix of the Protestant work ethic, the American dream, and the gospel.
Gather Magazine — the magazine of Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America — guides you as you live and experience your faith every day. In addition to a regular Bible study, the magazine offers a mix of faith-in-life articles, theological reflections, devotions, and stories that speak to the hearts and souls of progressive Christian women.
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church has announced that it will be the first community of faith in Minnesota to host a community solar garden. The Church has partnered with solar developer Minnesota Community Solar to host the project atop the education wing on Bethel’s south Minneapolis property. The Church will be the array’s anchor subscriber, consuming a significant portion of the electricity produced.