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  • The Styx
    Whether you need technical help, have a question or a bright idea about the forums, or just want to practice your BBCode before you wreak havoc elsewhere, welcome to the Styx.
    RSS Feed 100 discussions 4.2K comments Most recent: BBCode practice thread by Tukai June 19
  • Heaven
    Tell a tall story, recommend a movie, share a recipe, confess your TV binge watching, discuss whether the church cat should wear liturgically correct collars. Welcome to paradise.
    RSS Feed 86 discussions 7.1K comments Most recent: What we are Reading - The 2019 Edition by Pangolin Guerre 7:11AM
  • Purgatory
    Pull up a chair, get your brain in gear, and prepare for some serious time in Purgatory. This is our proper debate space for theology, ethics, politics, science, tech and culture.
    RSS Feed 225 discussions 33.7K comments Most recent: The Next Prime Minister by Arethosemyfeet 9:21AM
  • Hell
    Got a complaint, a rant or a personal argument to settle? Add it to the uproar – so long as you have an infernally thick skin to match. But first, read and become one with the Hell guidelines.
    RSS Feed 95 discussions 16.9K comments Most recent: Trumpton - the rant thread by Doublethink 8:20AM
  • All Saints
    This is the place for all things community, with crew meets, birthdays, announcements, congratulations and prayer requests. Just arrived here? Say hello on the welcome thread.
    RSS Feed 71 discussions 15.6K comments Most recent: Appreciation (Chocolate?) for H&As by kingsfold 8:45AM
  • Ecclesiantics
    Looking for the rite stuff? This is where we talk about everything to do with church liturgy and worship practice, from thuribles and hymns to tambourines and slide projectors.
    RSS Feed 113 discussions 7.3K comments Most recent: Morning & Evening Prayer by Galilit 7:51AM
  • The Mystery Worshipper
    Pull up a pew and dip into comments, corrections and discussion about Mystery Worshipper reports. To add a new thread, go to the individual report and post a comment there.
    RSS Feed 32 discussions 386 comments Most recent: Ship of Fools: Apostles Lutheran, Peoria, Arizona, USA by Columba_in_a_Currach June 19
  • Kerygmania
    This is Ship of Fools on the Bible, where we look at biblical books, passages, episodes, characters, and even individual verses. Find online Bibles here: Bible Gateway, Oremus and Crosswalk.
    RSS Feed 110 discussions 3.6K comments Most recent: Was Saul unjustly treated ? by BroJames June 10
  • The Circus
    Anyone for celebrity death pool? Or everlasting sentences? How about a round of spot the weird headline? For quizzes, wordplay, polls and competitive hymn writing, look no further.
    RSS Feed 46 discussions 16.3K comments Most recent: Three Word Story by balaam 9:06AM
  • Dead Horses
    All the usual subjects that are flogged just a bit too enthusiastically are corralled here so they don't have to be endlessly rehashed on the other forums. May contain nuts.
    RSS Feed 29 discussions 2.6K comments Most recent: How Gay Rights are Different by lilbuddha June 18
  • The 8th Day
    Currently running: Relationships. Faith can additionally complicate relationships and Christian relationships can be more challenging. This 8th Day Board is to allow Shipmates to discuss relationships in all forms. Your hosts for this edition of the board are Curiosity Killed, Rossweisse, and Balaam.
    RSS Feed 20 discussions 256 comments Most recent: Going out by balaam March 23
  • Limbo
    The threads that were reasonably deserving while they were alive are sent here for long-term storage. They're archived for reading only.
    RSS Feed 32 discussions 9.4K comments Most recent: Heaven: At the Movies by Trudy January 16