Deacons Play Evolving Role

Prior to 1960, the diaconate functioned largely as a terminal ministry for women and a long-term holding pattern for racial minorities. After the mid-60s, deacons were reframed as having a role representing Christ in a way that functionary priests do not.

Equally Yoked?

Video introduces seven couples in which both spouses serve in ordained ministry.

U.K. Clergy Might Dress Down

A consultation is studying if Church of England clergy might be freed from traditional clerical clothing styles.

A Priest Forever

Review by Leonard Freeman • A prophetic film in the best sense, Calvary speaks to a dark reality for churches today.