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Call for Papers 2012

The Living Church is pleased to announce the third annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom competition.

Two Nominees in Texas

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.

Roger Ferlo’s Venture Capital

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.

More than No on the Covenant

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.

Bishop Lyons Helps Pittsburgh

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.

++Makgoba Praises Covenant

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba writes: “None of us, as individuals or churches, can see ourselves as self-determining.”

Covenant Voting Continues

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.

Webber Center Renews Itself

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.

Alliance Stresses Food Security

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.

Bishop Lane on Blessings

“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.”