A religious gathering of one’s own

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I sometimes wonder if religious progressives understand how much of their self-centeredness they reveal when they say things like this:

“I had to start a church I’d want to show up to, basically because I’d rarely gone to one I liked,” she says”

So says Nadia Bolz-Weber, a local pastor who delights in coarse language and a Crossfit obsession and claiming she is not a theological liberal:

But while she is socially progressive, she adheres to the teachings of the orthodox Lutheran tradition.

A woman pastor who claims adherence to to the orthodox Lutheran tradition yet has a drag queen who serves as a “minister of fabulousness” in her church is a new one to me. More on the cussing pastor from the BBC here. Someday I hope she explains why church should be a place we 👍🏼