It is the decision of the Holy Spirit and of us not to place on you any burden beyond these necessities Today’s first reading (Acts 15:28) is all about growing pains.   With the conversion of many Gentiles to the faith, the Church had begun to experience dramatic growth, and that growth caused some controversy among the apostles.   Because things had changed, they had to change as well, and not just in the way they led the Church.   They had to...