A Sea Change in the Roman Catholic Church


Pope Francis is a wonderful change for the Roman Catholic Church and represents a sea change in Church history.  He is the first Jesuit Pope.  The Jesuit Order was founded by St. Ignatius Loyola as a post-Reformation reform movement within the Roman Church, the “shock troops” of the Counter Reformation. He is the first PopeContinue reading “A Sea Change in the Roman Catholic Church”

Pentacost and The Global Village


United Church of Cloverdale Sermon: Acts 2:1-21 05/23/2010 Greg Bentall It was nightfall in the village but the temperature was still very hot.  My hosts asked me if I wanted hot water for my shower, but I declined. Agua fria, por favor.  Hay mucho calor. I explained in my very rudimentary Spanish.  The village ofContinue reading “Pentacost and The Global Village”