Day: October 16, 2011

Voting tilting toward female bishops in Church of England?

Thinking Anglicans yesterday reported: Seven diocesan synods debated the women bishops legislation today. We will update this article as results become available. A majority of diocesan synods have now voted in favour of the main motion, and the draft legislation can now return to General Synod.

An actor’s coming-out note

“i believe in the power of intention to change the landscape of our society – and it is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action.”

The unpredictability of welcome

How, then, do we honor our Baptismal Covenant and “proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ” when “evangelism” in the traditional sense gives us the heebie-jeebies? how do we move from, in the words of church consultant Andrew D. Weeks, from “friendly fellowship” to “risky hospitality?”