My view of life from the cheap seats… Art Chartier
Are you familiar with the The Manhattan Declaration? If you haven't read it, you can do so now. It will take you about 15 minutes to read carefully, being a bit longer than the post I would generally have written here.
It is an ecumenical statement by Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical Christians, first published almost three years ago (on September 28, 2009), which calls individuals--not institutions--to several explicit statements of belief and purpose: