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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — The Equality Of Women And Men

August 27th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

The treatment of Women as virtual Sex Slaves by Roger Ailes, in particular, and Fox News, in general, is heartbreaking —

To The Christ-ian.

The Believer.

The Believer — who Practices Jesus’ new Commandment –

Love One Another [John 13:34-35].

No heartbreak for the self-styled Christian Man –

Who rejects Jesus –

And, instead, practices that which The Church teaches –

Namely, —

That Woman is inferior to Man.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-fix-judeo-christian-blot-inequality/ for context.

[For the difference between Christ-ian and Christian kindly see Definitions above.]

Given that The Church teaches that Woman is inferior to Man –

All the way from Jehovah to Paul —

The general environment of Sexual Harassment that Women have to negotiate all their lives –

Is unsurprising.

Equally unsurprising – The Church has never ever forthrightly condemned the Sexual Harassment of Women.

Not going to Church on Sundays is a Mortal Sin.

The punishment for which – for Mortal Sin – is Hell.

Not so for the Sexual Harassment of Women —

Which, sadly, in Church Doctrine – is not even a Sin.

It’s no wonder, then, that –

In the self-styled Christian Company –

Women are always, and at all times, fair sexual game.

It took The State, it took Secular Law, to right this wrong.

It took The State, it took Secular Law –

To force Men to follow The Teaching of Christ –

To behave like Christ-ians.

Christ-ians: Believers –

Believers in Jesus Christ –

Who defined for us —

By his Example –

The Equality of Women and Men.

Can Fox News –

Can Men who call themselves Christians –

Abandon The Church –

And, its distorted teachings –

On Man-Woman relationships —

And, follow –

Christ, Our Lord?

Or, does The Messiah –

Mean nothing to Man?

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — The Fix For The Judeo Christian Blot Of Inequality

August 25th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

A fundamental attribute of the Judeo and Christian Religions –

Is Inequality.

The Inequality of Woman and Man.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-culture-sexual-harassment-fox-news-defined/ for context.

Jesus came to Fix this.

Jehovah made Man first.  Then Woman.  Not as Man’s Equal.  But, as the Inferior of Man.  A “help meet” [Genesis 2:20 KJV – King James Version]

This, in 3975 BC [Reese Chronology*]

That not being enough, Jehovah decreed that “he [the Man] shall rule over thee.” [Genesis 3:16 KJV]

This is unique to the Judeo-Christian Religions –

That this blot of Inequality of Woman and Man stretches as an unbroken arc through till today.

Jesus, notwithstanding.

Jesus instituted The Ecclesia.  Where Women and Men are Equal.

But, by the mid-60s AD, —

Just 27 years after His Death –

Paul required that Women “be subject to their husbands,…..” [Titus 2:5 NIV – New International Version]

This is the tragedy of our Civilization –

That The Church –

Rejected Jesus, —

And, Equality.

Preferred Paul, instead, —

With abhorrent consequences for Women —

At the hands of Men –

Who call themselves Christian.

Chronology – Reese, Edward. The Reese Chronological Bible. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Bethany House. 1977. Print.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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The Christ–ian Company As Ecclesia — Culture Of Sexual Harassment At Fox News Defined

August 23rd, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

Barth, my friend –

Says that a lot has been written within these pages about –

The Culture of Sexual Harassment at Fox News under CEO Roger Ailes.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-sexual-harassment-fox-news-genesis-paul-sbc/ for context.

Just what does Culture mean? – Barth asks, seeking clarification.

Culture means the customs, the conventions, the way of life, the mores, the habits, of a group of people.

What was the way of life at Fox News?

Emily Crockett at Vox Media has captured it perfectly.

Please see her piece at http://www.vox.com/2016/7/19/12215974/roger-ailes-fox-megyn-kelly-gretchen-carlson-sexual-harassment-explained from which the following:

[1] Roger Ailes indulged in Serial Harassment of Women at Fox News.

[2] Other Fox News employees – Male and Female — were Enablers.

[3] Roger Ailes forged the toxic climate for Sexual Rapacity at Fox News.

[4] Women were Sex Objects for enjoyment by Fox News male employees.

[5] Women were used for Sexual Purposes – often by multiple men.

[6] Men like Bill O’Reilly were shielded from charges of Sexual Harassment.

[7] Women like Andrea Tantaros were fired for protesting Sexual Assault.

Could this happen in a Christ-ian Company? – an Ecclesia?

Ecclesia is organized as a Community.  Its basis is Perfect Equality – between Women and Men.

Therefore, —

Ecclesia rejects The Old Testament decree that Men “rule” over Women.

As it rejects Paul’s requirement that Women be Subject to Man, that Women be Submissive to Man, that Women be Subordinate to Man.

In effect, Ecclesia rejects the Conditions that cause Inequality between Women and Men.  And, the consequent Exploitation of one by the other.

It’s, therefore, impossible for such a Sexually Demeaning environment to exist in The Ecclesia.

That is why Jesus lived in Ecclesia.  And, expected Believers to so do, also.

To erase the blot of Inequality that has stained His good, green, Earth.  To stay the hand of people like Roger Ailes.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — Sexual Harassment At Fox News Because Of Genesis / Paul / SBC

August 21st, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

The Culture of Sexual Harassment at Fox News that its now-fired CEO Roger Ailes –

Cultivated, Communicated, and Disseminated –

Is not a new development.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-whence-sexual-harassment-women-fox-news/ for context.

Its origins lie with Jehovah in Genesis.

And, its climactic came Tuesday June 9, 1998 –

When the Southern Baptist Convention –

The nation’s largest Evangelical Protestant denomination –

Decreed that –

“A wife is to submit herself…..to…..her husband…..”.

This being the 20th Century, the SBC threw in “graciously” as a palliative.

“A wife is to submit herself graciously…..to…..her husband…..”

But, no Evangelical Protestant gives a fig about “graciously”.  All Evangelical Protestants know is that a wife is to submit to her husband.  Period.

And, if wives do not submit to their husbands…..?

The evidence is clear:

The Evangelical States – more commonly known as The Red States – the Republican Party base – assault them – sexually and physically – into submission.

The generalized Culture of Sexual Harassment at Fox News is a direct expression of this Southern Baptist Convention Declaration.

The SBC Declaration is, itself, a direct expression of Paul.

And, Paul’s requirement of the Subjection / Submission / Subordination / of woman to man can be traced back to Jehovah

Who requires husbands to “rule” [Genesis 3:16] over their wives.

More on husbands ruling and wife [graciously] submitting [ha!], next.

As, also, the vile expression of this pernicious Doctrine at Fox News by Roger Ailes [age 76].

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

 

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — Whence Sexual Harassment Of Women At Fox News

August 19th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes told a 16-year old to kiss his exposed Genitals in 1967.

And, did not stop his Sexual Harassment of Women employees till July 2016 —

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-sexual-harassment-fox/ for context.

When he was emasculated by Fox host Gretchen Carlson —

After she had been fired at Ailes’ behest.

Having been given permission by Ailes’ disgusting behavior –

Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly followed suit.

And, got sued for Sexual Harassment by his producer Andrea Mackris.

Who was reportedly paid up to $10 million to go away.

Not sued so far –

But, whose names are associated with Sexual Harassment at Fox –

Steve Doocy, Brian Wilson.

Then, there are the Executives who facilitated and advanced such Sexual Harassment.

Eric Bolling Sexually Demeaned the first UAE [United Arab Emirates] Female fighter pilot.  Referencing her as “boobs on the ground.”

Whence this Sexual Depravity of the men at Fox?

From, The Bible.

Of course!  Where else?

For Jesus, Women and Men are Equal.

Not so for The Church –

Particularly, the Evangelical Protestant Church –

Of which Roger Ailes is a Bible-toting member.

For The Church –

Catholic, Mainline Protestant, and Evangelical Protestant, —

Which has seen fit to follow Paul on the subject, than Jesus —

Women –

From the mid-60s AD onwards –

A mere 30 years after Jesus’ Crucifixion –

Were told –

That they were Subject to man.

Then, that they were to Submit to man.

And, finally, that they were Subordinate to man.

While the Catholic Church and the Mainline Protestant Churches –

Pay lip-service to this Doctrine today –

The Evangelical Protestants –

Like Roger Ailes –

Take this Doctrine as Gospel.

With predictably Ugly consequences for Women.

For, if The Evangelical Church requires that Women are to be –

Subject to man, Submissive to man, Subordinate to man –

What prevents the men at Fox News –

The mouthpiece of Evangelical Christianity —

From heaping every Sexual Depravity –

On Women? –

Especially, Women employees –

Who are helplessly dependent on the men at Fox News –

For their Economic welfare?

The Proof Texts, next.

From The Bible.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — Why Sexual Harassment At Fox

August 17th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

Sexual Harassment of Women.

It happens.

Everywhere.

In The Church.

Catholic, Mainline Protestant, Evangelical Protestant.  No denomination of Christianity is immune to it.

In The Military.  Chaplains / Priests / have been known to tell women soldiers that their Rape is God’s Will.

It is, therefore, no surprise that there are some 140,000 Military Rapes each year.  Most of which go unpunished.

Sexual Harassment happens in Academia, as well.

In Government.

And, of course, The Corporation.

Where it’s pervasive.

Because, Men have economic Power over Women.

A situation captured in the Banality that Women in Corporations don’t advance Vertically, but Horizontally.

The difference from Corporation to Corporation is that Sexual Harassment is more pervasive in some than others.

Gustavo Martinez, CEO of ad-agency J Walter Thompson, resigned in March 2016.  Among other offensive behavior, Martinez allegedly wondered publicly which JWT female staffer he should rape.

JWT’s much-delayed action to fire Martinez is commendable.

Not so commendable – Fox News Channel’s decision to stick with its star personality Bill O’Reilly.

Who, on many different occasions, masturbated while talking on the phone to his producer Andrea Mackris.

Who took him, eventually, for a reportedly up to $10 million.

But, neither the allegation nor the settlement fazed Roger Ailes, the boss-man at Fox.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-issue-sexual-harassment/ for context.

For Ailes, as Jaclyn Carfagno points out, Women are not News Professionals – but, “simply…..perks for a powerful man.”  Much like aged Scotch, private jets.

Carfagno can be found at http://www.kentucky.com/opinion/op-ed/article95387187.html

The earliest record of Ailes treating Women as a fringe benefit goes back to 1967.  When he told a 16-year-old job applicant to kiss his exposed Genitals.

See at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3682190/Fox-News-chief-Roger-Ailes-fires-Gretchen-Carlson-arguing-publicly-filing-sexual-harassment-case-breach-contract-lawyers-push-private-arbitration.html

Fueled by Ailes’ example, sexual exploitation of Women by the men of Fox became the Corporate Culture at Fox.

Ailes protected Bill O’Reilly and others.  But, could not protect himself after a former anchor Gretchen Carlson exposed his depredations.

Ailes was forced to resign July 2016.

Sexual Harassment was rampant at Fox over the 20 years that Ailes held tenure.  And, over the nearly 50 years of his career.

Why?

What made Ailes do it?

The Bible.  What The Church has taught about Women.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — And The Issue Of Sexual Harassment

August 15th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

The Ecclesia is an Ideal organization –

As has been presented within these pages –

Especially, in the last post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-house-speaker-paul-ryan-fortuitously-defines-ecclesia-knocks-church/

This is not so much Praise, —

From my friend Barth, —

As, Criticism.

Referring specifically to recent events at –

Fox News –

And, the ignominious dismissal –

Of its Founder –

And erstwhile Chairman and CEO –

Roger Ailes.

Will there be –

Barth wants to know –

A similar intensity and diversity –

Of Sexual Harassment of women –

In The Ecclesia?

Men, after all, says Barth, —

Citing Roger Ailes, Fox program personality Bill O’Reilly, –

And, others, like program hosts Eric Bolling and Steve Doocy –

Are pigs –

When it comes to Women employees.

And, it does not matter, says friend Barth, —

If the Organization is an Ecclesia:

Pigs will be pigs.

There will be Sexual Harassment –

In The Ecclesia.

Point taken.

But, it is to be hoped –

That this heinous practice –

Will be nipped in the bud –

In The Ecclesia.

While, at Fox News –

The issue of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees –

Was never addressed.

Instead, allowed to flourish.

More on Fox News—

And, Sexual Harassment, next.

At a company that promotes Christmas, —

Extolls Family Values –

And, upholds Christian Morality.

Question: how could they?

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — House Speaker Paul Ryan Fortuitously Defines Ecclesia Knocks The Church

August 13th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

In his Victory speech —

Please see http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/house-races/290856-ryan-wins-primary

Wisconsin Congressman and Republican Speaker of The House Paul D Ryan

Not only defined Christ-ianity – perfectly!

Namely, — Service,

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/christ-ian-company-ecclesia-paul-ryans-perfect-definition-christ-ianity/ for context, —

But, fortuitously, defined, also, The Ecclesia —

The Organization, which Our Lord instituted, —

And, through which this Service of Love [John 13:34-35] would be accomplished.

 

Herebelow, Speaker Ryan’s stark contrast —

Between –

The Ecclesia, instituted by Our Lord Jesus Christ, —

And, The Church established by Man.

 

The Ecclesia is Humble.

The Church – not so much!  It is aggressively, intrusively, Assertive.

The Ecclesia – Serves.

The Church – not so much.  It seeks to be Served.

The Ecclesia – is Inclusive.

The Church – not so much. It is Divisive.

The Ecclesia – works to advance its founding Principle: Love.

The Church – not so much.  It advances Hate; pulpits Hate Speech.

The Ecclesia – wants to bring People together.

The Church – not so much.  It Divides.

The Ecclesia – is open to Fresh ideas.

The Church – not so much.  It clings to Outdated Doctrines.

The Ecclesia – looks for better ways to fix Problems.

The Church – not so much.  It opposes, even retards, Progress.

The Ecclesia – is for Change.

The Church – not so much.  It is for the Status Quo.

 

Let us pray that Speaker Ryan succeeds: —

That his Christ-ian Ideals –

His Ecclesia Values —

Which are unexceptionable –

Seep into the “work” that he wants to do –

In Washington.

Lord, hear our Prayer.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — Paul Ryan’s Perfect Definition of Christ-ianity

August 11th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

Bringing Christ unto The Nations.

Jesus did not establish The Church –

Because, He did not want any kind of entity –

That even faintly resembled The Church –

The Institutional Church —

To be involved in spreading The Good News.

Christ-ianity is Love.

And, The Church, —

Through the 2000 years of its history –

Is scarcely associated with the Practice of Love.

Knowing that this would come to pass —

Jesus, therefore, instituted The Ecclesia –

The Community of Believers —

Which Practiced Love.

The first Ecclesia –

Being The Carpentering Shop –

At Nazareth, and, then, Capernaum.

The second Ecclesia –

The Jesus Enterprise –

That He set up with The Twelve Apostles –

To disseminate The Gospel of Love.

The third –

The Jesus Movement –

The 120 or so around Him –

To function as an Example of Love in action.

Love is an abstract idea.

And, so Our Lord put it in different terms:

Not to be Served, but to Serve.

Matthew 20:28 NIV – New International Version].  Also, Mark 10:45, John 13:1-17.

But, even, so, Jesus’ concept of Love / Service / is perplexing —

As the Centuries have borne out.

And, then, came Paul D Ryan.

He nailed it.

Love as Service —

Made that somewhat uncertain idea – concrete.

On Tuesday August 9, 2016 –

Speaker Paul D Ryan –

A Catholic —

Speaking after his triumph in the Primary for the 1st Congressional District in southeast Wisconsin –

Defined Christ-ianity –

Perfectly.

“…..I believe that to Serve is to work to become part of the Solution,…..”

To become part of the Solution – is it!

Please see http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/house-races/290856-ryan-wins-primary for other excerpts from Ryan’s extraordinary victory speech.

Extraordinary, —

Because it lays out, —

In telling detail –

Why The Ecclesia is right –

And, The Church wrong –

And, Jesus right in rejecting it –

For bringing Christ unto The Nations.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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The Christ-ian Company As Ecclesia — To Transform The World

August 9th, 2016 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Love You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

To transform the World.

That awesome responsibility –

Was given by Our Lord Jesus Christ –

To The Christ-ian Company –

Not to The Church.

Christ-ianity –

The Preaching of Our Lord Jesus Christ –

As recorded in The Gospels –

Is about Love.

The Church –

Is about Man-made Rules and Regulations –

As recorded in The Catechisms –

Of the different Denominations.

Love is Love.

Love is immutable.

Love does not change –

As the Man-made –

Rules and Regulations –

Of the multifarious Denominations –

Do.

The Catholic Church –

Is about Holy Communion.

The Mainline Protestants –

About Sola Scriptura.

The Evangelical Protestants –

About confessing with the mouth –

That Jesus Christ is Lord.

The World, surely, would be repelled –

By this rotten state of Christianity –

The Teaching of The Church –

The Denominational Church –

That was at variance –

And, at violence –

With each other.

With the result that Christianity –

The Teaching of The Church –

Its multi-nefarious Rules and Regulations —

Is accepted by just 32% of the World’s population.

That number has not changed –

Over the last 100 years.

And, reflects the spectacular failure of The Church –

In bringing Christ unto The Nations.

The Christ-ian Company, —

On the other hand, —

Our Lord knew –

With its far-reaching, far-flung, operations —

Would reach across the waters –

To brings goods to the Nations.

And, along with the goods, —

The Good News.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

Material published in Christ-ianity21c.com, unless specifically noted, may be used freely for non-commercial purposes.  Attribution, though not required, will be greatly appreciated.  “…..freely ye have received, freely give.”  [Matthew 10:8 KJV — King James Version]

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