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 Pope […]

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 of […]