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Is the Episcopal Church Anglican?

I have been pondering a comment made by the Rev. Dr. Matthew Olver, the new executive director and publisher of the Living Church Foundation. He...

Debunking Myths and Avoiding Episcopal Overreach: Conducting Clergy Searches According to the Canons

Consider the following scenarios: A Search Committee is told they must wait patiently for a list of rector candidates from the diocese. They are not...

Is the Eucharistic Prayer Theatre?

"You don’t look out at the audience much,” a member of my congregation told me once. I was baffled and asked him to repeat...

The Effort of Faith and Order

Based on a homily preached at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, on May 21, for installation of new canons. God gives the Church an inalienable unity...

Title IV Must Be Revised

Years ago, I was discussing retirement with a bishop who had retired after a 25-year episcopate. “I got out just in time,” he said....

The Washington National Cathedral Debacle

Covenant Roundtable Washington National Cathedral recently gained some unpleasant attention when it came to light that there was an admission fee associated with its Christmas...

Synodality and a Servant Church

Over the past few years, as the Roman Catholic Church prepared for the Synod on Synodality now taking place, we Anglicans have been invited...

Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence in the Body of Christ

A Sermon at the Diocese of Dallas Convention, November 4,,2023 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members...

Working on Anglican-Orthodox Unity in the Shadow of War

We thought it would be an auspicious time to visit the Holy Land. On October 3rd, my wife, Shannon, and I traveled to Jerusalem...

Mountains and Churches

I was born and raised in a Calgary mountain culture that continues to thrive on the edges of the Rocky Mountains and numerous world famous...

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