Receive as a Child

By James Cornwell A Reading from the Gospel of Mark 10:1-16 1 He left that place and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan. And crowds again gathered around him; and, as was his custom, he aga... Read more...

Fools Rush In

Feast of the Transfiguration By Ken Asel A Reading from the Gospel of Mark 9:14-29 14 When they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and some scribes arguing with them. 15 When th... Read more...

Anglicanism and the Natural Sciences

The news that a new Anglican Communion Science Commission is being established is to be welcomed, not least because it ensures that Anglicanism will be prepared to engage an increasingly confident scientific culture that often challenges traditional beliefs and attitudes. There is a need for Anglicans to be aware of both the scientific and theological aspects of debates focusing both on the general cultural authority of science and specific debates in which scientific advance raises significant religious questions. Yet it is also important to be reassured that the Anglican tradition has the capability of engaging with these questions, critically and transformatively.

Diocese of Vermont Facing ‘Financial Cliff’

The Rt. Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, Bishop of Vermont, said in a July 21 pastoral letter that her diocese is facing serious financial shortfalls in the near future. Despite relatively healthy budgets in recent years, the diocese is considering various options to ensure future financial sustainability in the face of declining revenue from shrinking congregations.

Kenya’s Bishops Step Up War on COVID-19

A July 23 pastoral message from the Anglican Church of Kenya’s bishops may have jolted the East African nation’s government to tighten COVID-19 protocols in response to rising infection rates. In a statement issued after a joint meeting in Nairobi, the bishops urged increased funding for vaccination and closer compliance with public gathering restrictions.