Hospice, Not a Hospital


Today’s post ran in the local paper where I live. I adapted it from a post that appeared on The Voice of One last year. 


Last year, I read Pope Francis’s encyclical, “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home.” In it, the Pope lays out his views “on the environment and human ecology.” Pope Francis focuses a lot of attention on curbing human problems — especially climate change and poverty — through public policy shifts. He is certainly not alone in this. Other Christians call for systemic shifts to combat human trafficking, abortion, pollution and a whole host of other human ills.

Exit sign

Reading “Laudato Si” got me thinking: What is the primary purpose of the church? Is it to change the world or save people out of the world? Surveying scripture brought these things to mind:

Continue reading here:   http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/religion/messages-of-faith-hospice-it-is-different-from-a-hospital/article_6d2cf89f-69d4-5d68-939a-9b48a3c4807f.html


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