Day: July 23, 2012

Kenyan bishop says “gay movement” more dangerous than terrorists

CORRECTION: SEE STORY ON 8/13 – Bishop says this is false Despite some seemingly hopeful developments in the Anglican Communion, proponents of spiritual equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender should have no illusions about what they are up against in some quarters. Standard Media of Kenya reports:

If Anglican relations are improving, this may be a reason why

The transformative power of conversation across difference reflects the need for both structure and action in a healthy and living church or communion. If the “Instruments of Communion” are the structural elements, the “dry bones,” of the communion and its members, Continuing Indaba will help to provide the life-blood and breath that can revivify and revitalize the communion to action and service in mission.

Taking the sacred seriously

Micah 6: “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God.” “How many failures do you have in your youth group?” asks a cynical member of the congregation who is looking for some way to condemn the Native American youth. “I don’t have any,” I reply. […]