Christianity has been destroyed by politics,
priests, and get-rich evangelists. Ignore them, writes Andrew Sullivan,
and embrace Him.
See "Link to External Source Article" below to read further.
This is a great article - and how wonderful that it appears on the front page of one of America's most read news magazines - and during Holy Week!
From The Urantia Book:
The world needs more firsthand religion.
best of the religions of the twentieth century—is not only a
Jesus, but it is so largely one which men experience secondhand. They
take their religion wholly as handed down by their accepted religious
teachers. What an awakening the world would experience if it could only
see Jesus as he really lived on earth
and know, firsthand, his life-giving teachings! Descriptive words of
things beautiful cannot thrill like the sight thereof, neither can
creedal words inspire men’s souls
like the experience of knowing the presence of God. But expectant faith
will ever keep the hope-door of man’s soul open for the
entrance of the eternal spiritual realities of the divine values of the
See "Christianity's Problem"