4 Church Leaders Debate
Bishop-elect’s Loyalty
Nine Episcopalians, including longtime members of the House of Deputies, have released an open letter supporting the Rev. Daniel H. Martins as bishop-elect of the Diocese of Springfield.

6 What Brian McLaren
Can Teach Episcopalians
By Charlie Clauss
Brian McLaren considered attending Virginia Theological Seminary 30 years ago, and though he decided against it, he describes himself as having “an Anglican heart, shaped by the Prayer Book and deepened by the liturgy.” You might call him the Episcopal Church’s favorite evangelical.

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9 We Need Each Other
By David Lee Hyndman
A minister of the gospel is not a singular laborer but toils together with others and has an investment in what others do because he knows the gospel cannot flourish by his own efforts alone.

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12 Sunday’s Readings
13 People & Places