The Church membership is shrinking in the West,
in places where gang-culture is no longer primary,
where thoughtful engagement replaces tribal loyalty.
Yet such thoughtful consideration may well preclude
endorsement of a theology based on ancient myths,
or the concepts of ignorant pre-history.
Thoughts of Church
Church Ways and Practices
Renewal of the Church
The Purpose of the Church
We need to bring
our ideas up to date,
if we are to renew the composition
of the Western churches.