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Nov
14

Charges grieve several bishops

Bishops of Communion Partners “call upon all concerned to seek a non-juridical solution to these difficult matters.”
Oct
4

Let the meetings begin

The presiding officers of General Convention have announced 261 appointments to the church’s committees, commissions, agencies and boards.
Jul
23

Quality worship

Are Cathedrals the only congregations capable of excellence in their public worship?
Jul
21

After the fall

Many of us, of course, are wondering about what our future is or should be in The Episcopal Church. For my part, I believe I have one, and plan to pursue it.
Jul
15

A response to Ross Douthat

Douthat is right in his reminder of the important ways in which liberal Christianity contributes positively to Western culture, but he is wrong in his diagnosis of our decline.
Jun
29

Spiritual geographic

We need to ask smaller dioceses present us with a problem to be solved or a parabolic challenge to be answered.
Jun
20

A Blue Book sampler

At 759 pages and 155 resolutions, the Blue Book for the 77th General Convention addresses a broad range of topics, from blessing rites for same-sex couples to an embattled budget, from a kinder approach on clergy removal to additional Bible translations for lectionary readings.
Jun
20

12 theses on bishops’ ministry

The role of bishops now itself a part of the struggle for the Episcopal Church’s faithful mission.
May
25

Our political captivity

General Convention’s structure has slavishly copied in ecclesial ink the politics and legislative processes of American culture.
May
14

The message of the mission

By Thomas Ferguson. Budgets are often understood as extensions of ideological understandings of the nature and role of an institution. In the church, they evidence the ways in which we shape, incarnate, and give emphasis to how we are called to carry out God’s mission entrusted to us.
May
8

General Convention’s roles

By Timothy E. Kimbrough. The Episcopal Church as custodian, steward, mission source, and town hall.
May
4

Orderly Counsel introduction

Orderly Counsel introduction Essays in Advance of General Convention 2012
May
2

Two responses in Ft. Worth

Ft. Worth leaders are “exploring an appropriate response to such a shameful action by these members of the House of Bishops.”
Apr
23

Bishops as amici curiae

Seven bishops and the Dallas-based Anglican Communion Institute filed a brief with the Texas Supreme Court Monday regarding The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth v The Episcopal Church.

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