The Living Church is pleased to announce the third annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom competition.
The Diocese of Texas has announced two nominees as it seeks a new bishop suffragan: the Rev. Beth Fain, rector of St. Mary’s Church, Cypress, and the Rev. Jeff Fisher, rector of St. Alban’s Church, Waco.
By Douglas LeBlanc
The Rev. Roger A. Ferlo compares his new calling as the first president of two federated Episcopal seminaries to helping an internet startup firm. Ferlo will become president of Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western seminaries July 1.
By Douglas LeBlanc
Even as the proposed Anglican Communion Covenant approached its rejection by a majority of dioceses in the Church of England, three Episcopal Church bishops are sponsoring a resolution that supports a continuing Covenant discussion.
The Rt. Rev. Francis Lyons, Bishop of Bolivia for 11 years, has accepted an invitation to become assistant bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba writes: “None of us, as individuals or churches, can see ourselves as self-determining.”
The proposed Anglican Communion Covenant has failed to achieve support from a majority of dioceses in the Church of England, but the communion’s Secretary General has said the global discussion will continue.
Theology professor Joel Scandrett will be interim director of the Robert E. Webber Center for an Ancient Evangelical Future as it moves to Trinity School for Ministry.
By John Martin
“The truth is that a billion people are going hungry today when there is no need for it,” says Sally Keeble, director of the Anglican Alliance and a former U.K. government minister.
“I favor extending the blessings of the Church equally to all the members of the Church. My position departs from the tradition of the Church, and there are many who hold differing faithful and conscientious positions.”