Four North American participants report on the Global South Conference on the Decade of Mission and Networking, which met July 16-21 in Thailand.
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“I believe that human relationships — same-gender ones included — can and do find perfection in Jesus Christ and that all our standards of perfection are measured through our relationship with him.”
“I know that in difficult times in our church I do not bear the most heavy load.”
“No sharing of Winston is complete without a funny story.”
“Even during the most controversial matters at hand, in which profound disagreements were voiced and significantly split votes resulted, both sides remained respectful and reached out to one another after all was said and done.”
In loving, faith and hope are made strong, and the human family flourishes; not just despite tragedy, but even in its very teeth.
Bishop Mark Sisk: “This seems to me to be a typically oblique way for the Episcopal Church to approach a complex but important matter: indirectly.”
“It’s a unique process that is not interfaith dialogue, not traditional conflict resolution.” — Brian Cox
Bishops W. Andrew Waldo and Mark J. Lawrence reflect on the decisions of General Convention.