By Mark Michael The Very Rev. Kanishka Raffel, dean of Sydney’s St. Andrew’s Cathedral, was unanimously elected as the 12th Archbishop of Sydney by the diocese’s synod on May 6. Raffel, a London-born Sri Lankan and a Buddhist convert to Christianity, will be the first person of color to lead the vibrant conservative evangelical diocese, which has great power and influence in … [Read more...] about Influential Sydney Diocese Elects 1st Non-White Abp.
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Sara Schumacher is the author of Reimagining the Spiritual Disciplines for a Digital Age, and a dean, tutor, and lecturer of theology & the arts at St. Mellitus College in London. We had her on the podcast to talk about how the spiritual disciplines — particularly solitude, simplicity, and Sabbath — can help us to prepare to make choices about our use of digital … [Read more...] about Podcast: Spiritual Disciplines in a Digital Age
The Rev. David K. Mills, a former civil rights advocate who founded a center for maritime education and conservation, died February 9, at 90. A native of Evanston, Illinois, Mills graduated from Williams College and Virginia Theological Seminary, and was ordained in 1957. He served as curate of All Saints Church in Pontiac, Michigan, before becoming rector of the Church of … [Read more...] about Rest in Peace, Rise in Glory: 5/6/2021
By Elizabeth Baumann A Reading from Romans 14:1-12 1 Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions. 2 Some believe in eating anything, while the weak eat only vegetables. 3 Those who eat must not despise those who abstain, and those who abstain must not pass judgment on those who eat; for God has welcomed them. 4 Who are you to … [Read more...] about Wired Differently, Loved Well