When I was growing up in church in the 1950s and 1960s I would often hear about how our congregation was connected to the work of missionaries. Basically, the idea was that there were two kinds of places in the world: one, like ours, where most people were Christians, and the other, usually far away, where most people weren’t.
House of Bishops: "The Communion Partners are an indispensable part of who we are. We need their witness."
The report contains serious historical, methodological, and theological flaws, and we contend that the proposed changes obscure the nature of marriage.
It's worth reading a recent statement to see what our ACNA brethren are thinking regarding the hotly debated question of Confirmation. What is most interesting is that they are following precisely the revolutionary changes introduced in the 1979 BCP of the Episcopal Church.