“Always Dress Like a Priest”

By Leander S. Harding I have just celebrated my 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. On occasion I endure good natured heckling from both clergy and laity because I almost always appear in publi... Read More...

On Doctrine: Seven Theses

By George Sumner “Doctrine,” which means “teaching,” has both more general and more technical senses. The former (general) refers to what a group believes at a particular time. The latter (technical) carr... Read More...

Who Will Do the Driving?

By Huey Gardner I recall a bus company whose tag line was “leave the driving to us.” Recently, I have begun to wonder, “Who will be the driver for those of us who identify as Christians and who worship as Ep... Read More...

Adopted in Baptism

By Clint Wilson I am now at the stage in life where I have become familiar with the plot lines of many children’s stories, including The Giving Tree, The Monster at the End of This Book, The Berenstain Bears... Read More...

Restoring the Ecology of Faith

This is the second in a series on Revitalizing Ministry in Wales. By Mark Clavier We plough the fields and scatter The good seed on the land, But it is fed and watered By God's almighty hand. –  An old ... Read More...

Why We Need “Gay Christians”

By Amber D. Noel The recent decision by Archbishop Foley Beach and the ACNA to officially discourage (or disallow) the phrase “gay Christian” distressed me deeply. I think this should especially distress som... Read More...

Why I Wear Black

By Zachary Guiliano I always knew I’d wear black. My first inkling came when I was 18 and an intern at a Pentecostal church. I attended a short course on recovery ministries, and a local Salvation Army preac... Read More...