Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “The ‘frivolous’ attitude of the mainline churches in America had been vexing from the start [to Bonhoeffer]…[American churches] conveying a Protestant establishment seeking relevance at all costs: ‘Jesus hides the Creeds,…”

After living in America for a period of time, Dietrich Bonhoeffer saw through the main-line churches and their men behind pulpits. (The mainstream exists to perpetuate the causes of the mainstream, not God. JRD)


Bonhoeffer belonged to a faction…he no longer shared and a church whose preaching he found stultifying and dull–and a pervasive loneliness overtook him