At General Convention, certain things get said and repeated, until they take on an air of truth, whether they are true, or just myths. Here’s a look at what we’ve wrongly assumed about Structure and Budget: 1. Restructuring by budget-cutting is a bad idea. The first step in […]
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By Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III The bishop of Texas, the Rt. Rev. Andrew C. Doyle, has embarked on what I believe is a promising approach to a serious problem causing great consternation inside the Episcopal Church. Specifically, Bishop Doyle hopes to deal with the […]
By Brian McLaren Lutheran theologian David Lose recently posted five reasons he believes denominations as we know them are on their way out. 1) Denominations are confusing in a post-Christian world and often an impediment to mission. Most people in the various denominations have little sense what they […]
Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and noted author Brian McLaren share their reflections in Issue 3 of Center Aisle, available in two formats: Read the user-friendly Web mag Download a PDF (preferred for Ipad users) Plus: Anglican Communion: A Blessing to Proclaim Special Conventions & […]
At its open hearing on income funding Friday night, Program, Budget & Finance heard support for a Development Office to bring in money, and calls for a larger asking from dioceses so that more mission can be done. The Rev. Kathleen Liles of New York was adamant: “I […]
The majority of speakers at World Mission’s hearings on the Anglican Covenant Friday night urged the Church not to approve the covenant, but there was no agreement on what action should be taken. Some spoke strongly against any form of the covenant, including Malcolm French, a priest of […]