One former member of the panel said the new Archbishop was being chosen by a process of elimination. Once a number of candidates have been chosen, they are ranked in order of preference by members in a blind vote. The name with the least votes drops out. The panel then votes again, and again, until one man has the 11 votes necessary for a two-thirds majority.
Day: October 7, 2012
Several preachers who share their thinking and sermons online mentioned that this week’s readings made challenging sermon fodder. Here are some insights on how three preachers either prepared, or preached.
A longtime Boy Scout claims he’s being denied the organization’s highest honor because he’s gay.
I do not see prayer as a dialogue or conversation at all, but rather as the chance to transcend myself.
I have much more in common with progressive Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists than I do with certain people in my own tradition, with fundamentalist Christians. The part of Christianity I stand with is the part in which we can live with ambiguity and with pluralism.
Psalm 118 (Morning) Psalm 145 (Evening) Hosea 13:4-14 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 Matthew 14:1-12 Psalm 118 (NRSV:) O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the …