In Matthew Five Jesus warns that the people of God, when they are no longer lights to their communities, are like salt that has lost its flavour. Tasteless salt is worthless and should be thrown out. Has the western Church become tasteless salt? Go to our article with the same heading in our Articles (2014) drop down menu where we list the Church’s 7 deadly sins. A previous post (Jan, 18) takes a different approaches to the Church’s lack of effectiveness.