There is one mediator between God and man, and it is not an institution many call the church. If we took half the energy they spent on wrestling with the question of whether or not we have to "go to church" and spent it on leaning into the reality of Jesus the fruit of that would change the world. As Wayne takes a look at the Pope's visit to America and some of his previous comments about the church he also sorts through Josh Packard's latest research about the "Dones", those who have left institutionalized Christianity. He mixes in some email from listeners and one woman's story about her journey outside institutionalized Christianity and then back in to help unravel confusion about the church.
The Exodus of the Religious Dones by Josh Packard and Group Publishing
Pope Francis' Challenge to the Vatican Curia
Pope Francis' Declaration that Personal Relationship With Jesus Is Not Possible
Why I Go to Church Even When I Don't Feel Like It by Trudy Smith
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