Tough Decisions Made Graciously and Pastorally

That pounding sound that’s shattering your nerves is the countdown to the July 5 official opening of General Convention. Beating the drum is one thing, but causing a commotion for the heck of it, is something quite different. Unfortunately, there’s been a bit too much of the latter […]

More Trending Topics

Another roundup of Convention-related posts from the Web and blogosphere. “Is the Episcopal Church Becoming Too Delicate for Democracy?” From Episcopal Cafe “But What About Jesus?” From A Good and Joyful Thing “General Convention Worship to Draw on Diverse Resources,” From Episcopal News Service “Annotated Draft Episcopal Triennial […]

Amid Congo’s Chaos, Hope Lives

Read Ed Jones’ first post about his trip to the Congo: “The Ties That Bind: The Anglican Communion.” Through the window of our tiny charter plane, it looked like a sprawling city on a picturesque lake. From a distance, it could have easily passed as the Swiss foothills […]

Trending Topics

A quick round-up of opinion pieces and articles surrounding several headline-making topics on the docket for General Convention. “Communion Resolutions Open the Table for Discussion,” Episcopal News Service “William White is Dead,” from the Rt. Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano, Bishop of Long Island “Convention to Consider Position on […]

Winners & Losers

Episcopalians haven’t yet poured into Indianapolis. The first vote has yet to be cast. The amendment to the amendment remains to be crafted. Yet you already can hear the winds of distrust blowing between the houses of deputies and bishops. You can understand this unease, which flows both […]

The Ties That Bind: The Anglican Communion

That creaking noise you hear comes from ruptures within the Worldwide Anglican Communion that this General Convention could deepen. On matters of biblical interpretation and polity, particularly as they relate to such issues as same-gender blessings and the proposed Anglican Covenant, it’s clear that provinces within the communion […]