Day: January 15, 2012

First gathering of Episcopal “ethnic” ministries

Due to a long time desire for a consultation, missioners working with predominantly Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian and Black congregations were able to come together in Oklahoma City to study the Bible, and share experiences of mission, leadership and theological training in their settings. Lelanda Lee of Executive Council reports some findings at a Facebook […]

Did your church celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., today?

I had a chance recently to visit Central High School in Little Rock and the Lorraine Motel where Dr. King was assassinated. So much of what we do, any of us, seems inadequate in response to what he and the other martyrs of the civil rights movement did. Yet we need to do something, even if it is not enough.


It’s more important to see anemia as an invitation to spiritual self-awareness, and to consider what we need to do (or not do!) when it comes upon us. It also begs the reverse question–when we are feeling spiritually robust, how are we available when someone else feels spiritually anemic?