Midwestern churches

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In all my travels, I’ve developed a hobby of photographing churches.  I don’t know why exactly. It’s the stained glass, the architecture representing a past, building materials that reflect a culture, the spires straining against the sky?

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Maybe it’s just because a church represents hope, the faith of a people in a community gathered together.

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At the same time, there’s nothing holy about the building itself. And for many people, the church building itself probably stands for organized religion, the hypocrisy of Christians and a place of hurt.

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When I take the photos, I know I probably wouldn’t agree with all of what is taught within those walls.

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All I can do is do my best to be a part of the message of hope.

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One thought on “Midwestern churches

  1. 1. I am a dork and thought you had just made a name up for yourself so I never checked this.
    2. Nate & I just ran across a bEAutiful church on our way to the Farmer’s Market. Next time you are in town, we will go explore and photograph it. Remind me!

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