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South Philadelphia: Christ Church Reaching One Neighborhood at a Time

South Philadelphia: Christ Church Reaching One Neighborhood at a Time

Love Christ, love each other, love our city. It is the motto pastor Jeff Boettcher of Christ Church South Philadelphia holds his congregation to. Boettcher’s goal is to get the community excited about the teachings of Jesus Christ. Boettcher has been preaching on 2nd and Moore streets for three years since relocating from New Jersey. Being […]

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LGBTQ: ‘There’s a Real Shift Happening’ in Christianity

LGBTQ: ‘There’s a Real Shift Happening’ in Christianity

For Rev. David Norse, he’s seen a lot of change in the last six years. “There’s a real shift happening,” he said, “and it’s really changing in that tradition with younger members. That’s why I find the research so fascinating. If you look at the younger generation, the rate of acceptance is so high. It’s […]

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Religion: Five Houses of Worship Worth Visiting

Religion: Five Houses of Worship Worth Visiting

While the upcoming papal visit draws most of the attention in Philadelphia, another religious leader will soon make his way to the city. The Dalai Lama will be here Oct. 26 and 27, when he’ll receive the 2015 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center and hold public teachings. The city has an historic religious […]