I was a childhood nominal Lutheran. LCA Lutheran. The people who brought you Davey and Goliath. The people who provided my life insurance policy, first through Lutheran Brotherhood, and now its with-the-Missouri-Synod successor, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. I like reading the Thrivent Magazine I get.
It has some church news. I noted the news of the fifty-year-old inner city Chicago ELCA that has a bivocational minister and takes a sometimes familiar tack to accomodation.
True to its mission, Christ the King, an ELCA congregation with about 30 members, has never owned a building. Instead, the congregation has worshiped in more than 10 rented spaces over 50 years, including office buildings and community rooms.
A short read. Interesting. “No Walls” by Sarah Asp.