“We are tempted to think we can be kingmakers and powerbrokers, that we can deliver or withhold the support of a voting bloc. But if there is any lesson in the story of this year’s primary elections, it is this: evangelicals have not voted as a bloc and many are not following their leaders.”
Day: January 18, 2012
If those now coming into the church are less able to provide for congregations’ financial vitality and viability (at least for the time-being), how might we adjust our thinking and practice?
Bishop Sutton of Maryland today announced a settlement over real and personal property issues with an Anglican Use congregation, Mount Calvary in Baltimore.
Text and video chronicling the commemoration of MLK Day in the Diocese of Georgia.
From BBC, word that the City of London has successfully litigated in High Court to force eviction of Occupy London protesters from the grounds of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
“He took vows, as we all do, in front of the whole church. It isn’t as though Jeffrey didn’t know what he was doing when he made those vows.”
We can practice faith, hope and love. We can produce the fruits of the Spirit. We can live in conscious union with God. In fact, anything else is loss, something wasted that cannot be reclaimed.
Can anyone provide me with sound justification for eucharistic ministers, deacons, acolytes, and priests consuming leftover communion elements? Or is it time we thoughtfully approached the question?