The Episcopal Church's consideration of marriage continues on, and Fr. Jeremy Bergstrom has offered an essay in response to Fully Alive, discussing Augustine's view of marriage.
We need to help pastors in a better way — throughout the Communion. We must learn to “walk as if we are one,” even educationally.
Do we have any sense of a beautiful harmony between church structures, the ordained ministry, and the ethical lives of Christian individuals?
Could the Anglican Communion be a “broker” for global mission? Pentecostals from Burkina Faso to Hong Kong to Brazil (and, let’s be honest, also in North Atlantic nations) are waking up to the need for better training for pastors. Anglican theological colleges worldwide continue to be under-resourced. Discipleship and education for all believers is a real concern, and all face huge challenges in the societies where they live, work, and do mission.
John Martin has just reported on the Primates' Meeting at The Living Church: "Primates suspend TEC over same sex decisions." The report comes in the wake of a released, preliminary statement from the Primates, ... Read More...
Is the Primates' Meeting disconnected from the reality of the Anglican Communion? Jesse Zink has claimed that “calling together a group of bishops has rarely been a good way of resolving conflict.”