... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.
A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text... (with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)
Monday, January 23, 2012
On the register
your name could be taken off, or the change noted.
Flood of ‘de-baptisms’ worries European church leaders
But how would the Church go about 'kicking out' the Holy Spirit? Baptism is more than the act of receiving someone in the Church. While you can kick them out of the Church, you can't remove an indelible mark caused by an action of God, even if you don't believe in it.
The churches in Europe just need to decide what to do to prevent lawsuits. Obviously they're not losing any members or money as these people aren't active in the church anyway...