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we live in an age of idolatry and confusion in america today a man living in a large city may find a multitude of churches near his home yet if a man becomes serious about the biblical gospel and the right worship of god he may quickly discover that he has no real choices among the multitude of religious assemblies that surround him, a guide to catholic baptism about catholics - baptism is the first of seven sacraments and the way in which a person becomes a member of the catholic church anyone who has not already been baptized can receive the sacrament of baptism in the catholic church the catechism of the catholic church states that every person not yet baptized and, jesus dust catechumenate conversion in the early church - the challenge of making christians is as old as christianity itself contemporary theologians and practitioners might draw upon models from over 2000 years of practice in any one of thousands of communities across the globe, overview of the ifb church independent fundamental - 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an article published on the official website of the greek orthodox archdiocese of america paints an alarming picture for the future of the church in america according to statistics cited by the story penned by peter s kehayes 60 of greek orthodox families of the last generation and 90 of americans with greek roots are no longer in communion with the church, religion and humanism why i am not a christian - religion and humanism the sophists to secular humanism he says somewhere that man is the measure of all things of the existing that they are and of the non existing that they are not, does the catholic church hate women strange notions - the catholic church is subjected to a great deal of suspicion if not outright scorn when it comes to its treatment of women does the church treat women as second class in short does the catholic church hate women few people would put the question that strongly yet many believe the answer is