Speaking of picking a church’s highest official…

Not that anybody cares but… my denomination [The Christian Church(Disciples of Christ)] yesterday determined a nominee for the office of general minister and president.

Addressing the General Board on Sunday morning, [nominee Sharon Watkins], a lifelong Disciple, began by talking about her formative years and her love for the church.
“We are a church whose time has come,” Watkins said, “because in this day and age, authenticity speaks louder than authority in matters of faith.”
“People would rather hear an authentic witness from a modern day doubting Thomas than have some ecclesial authority lay down the law,” she said.
In her speech, she lifted up the denomination

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