Benediction and the Hybrid Church

By Curt Norman Churches across the United States are returning to in-person worship following more than a year of gathering primarily online. Physical distancing created a particular dilemma for Episcopalian... Read More...

Real Presences: A Thought Experiment

By George Sumner In his influential book The Household of God, Lesslie Newbigin understood the Church in a manner accommodated to the doctrine of the Trinity. The Church hearing and responding to the Word in... Read More...

We Are Not Mere Christians (Part 2)

Evangelism that is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic By Tricia Lyons Part one of this series considered the disenchanted, non-sacramental character of so much Episcopal life. In this essay I consider the sacraments as an ingredient to growth. An analog... Read More...

We Are Not Mere Christians (Part 1)

Evangelism that is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic By Tricia Lyons For the past few decades, in the face of what philosopher Charles Taylor calls the “disenchanted” souls and minds in our pews and walking... Read More...

Baptism and the Community of Faith

It Takes a Church to Baptize What the Bible Says About Infant Baptism by: Scot McKnight Brazos Press. PP. 140 $16.99 Review by Clint Wilson Scot McKnight is a prominent New Testament scholar and a fixture in the evangelical world who formed me in my a... Read More...

Drawing Near at a Distance

By Mac Stewart I live as a guest in a Catholic religious community. Every Sunday evening, the community adores Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. At the end of this time of adoration, the community members rece... Read More...

The Trials of Returning to Worship

By Shirley O’Shea It had been more than five months since I had entered a sanctuary when I returned to church. Before the coronavirus pandemic necessitated the suspension of worship services, I would drive 2... Read More...