Posts Tagged ‘mainstream churches’

Mainstream churches hemorrhaging gifted passionate prayerful women Comments 0

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

I am one of a rapidly growing group – a woman in the second-half of life, struggling to find a place of belonging in the institutional church. The mainstream churches are hemorrhaging committed, gifted, passionate, knowledgeable, prayerful, spiritual seekers. Women who have given twenty, thirty, forty, fifty years in the service of their spiritual or Read more

It’s a church service, and it’s a party in the pews! Comments 2

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Some mainstream New Zealand churches are struggling to keep their heads above the communion wine but other religions are thriving, building new churches, mosques and temples and gathering devoted worshippers in their thousands. Banks of lights pulsate in waves of colour, and cameras project images on to three monstrous screens. And there is plenty of Read more