“The Shack” opened in theaters nationwide yesterday. The film is based upon the 2007, 20-million (yes, 20-million!) bestseller by William P. Young. There are several heresies propagated in the book and movie including Universalism but (c)hristians mentored by TBN and seeker churches probably won’t find anything objectionable. Those who voice concerns will be dismissed as rigid doctrinalists.
…well, maybe with the exception of Charles Stanley?
I honestly don’t know what’s less spiritually damaging, parading through the Sambadrome of Rio during Carnival or attending a service at the mayor’s prosperity gospel Universal Church of the Kingdom of God?
Mickey D’s will be selling a lot of Filet-O-Fish to Catholics on Fridays the next seven weeks although surveys show 40% of Catholics totally ignore their church’s compulsary ban on meat on lenten Fridays.
- Survivor Quits Pope’s Panel On Sex Abuse, Citing ‘Shameful’ Resistance
- Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved
When exactly does the Vatican plan on finally confronting this cesspool of their own making head on?
Sometimes we evangelicals get so immersed in our bubble-boy Christian microcosms we forget the vast majority of people who live in our neighborhood are unsaved.
Since first posting on the infamous St. Patty’s Day corned beef dispensation (see here), I’ve seen several other dioceses hop on the if-you-can’t beat-’em-join-’em bandwagon.
- Top Vatican Legal Expert: Pope Francis opens the door to Communion for Catholics in irregular marriages
The “Amoris Laetitia” controversy is currently causing great consternation within the Catholic church, especially among traditionalists, but things will cool off over time and priests will be giving communion to remarrieds as a matter of routine, as many already do.