While the reports of our death may be premature and exaggerated, our calling remains exactly the same: to proclaim the good news of the risen and ascended Jesus Christ in season and out of season, that we may be found faithful on the Last Day.
The book of life, however, is more than a guest list for heaven. It's no other than the book of Scripture. And the book of Scripture is more than a history book. It actually maps out where time is going.
While I certainly do not speak for all young Anglicans, I believe that I am not alone. A number of my colleagues and friends have expressed openness to — and even interest in — cross-jurisdictional friendship and collaboration. It would be naïve to suggest that such activity is a simple road to reunification; but it would be jaded to deny that it could be a starting point.