As President Obama considers who might replace Pastor Louie Giglio to deliver the benediction at his upcoming inauguration, GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) notes:
Day: January 10, 2013
I recently had a conversation with a writer who said that she needs to cut off Internet access to her office so she can finish a book project. Cruising the Web is eating up way too much of her time, she can’t meet her deadlines because of it, and she can’t make herself stop.
The Rt. Rev. Charles Glenn vonRosenberg, a retired bishop of East Tennessee, has been nominated to serve as bishop provisional of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina. vonRosenberg has longstanding ties to South Carolina, a diocese working to regroup in the wake of the departure of Bishop Mark Lawrence and his followers. Episcopal News Service […]
The Rev. Louie Giglio will not be delivering the invocation at President Obama’s inauguration after all. ABC News reports that he backed out of the ceremony over criticism of anti-gay remarks he made in the mid-1990s:
A little Episcopal church that dubs itself “The James Taylor Church” because it’s been damaged by fire and rain has garnered attention from the singer himself, who is using his Facebook page to help raise money to restore its historic pipe organ. Taylor posted this week, “St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Jeffersonville IN is now […]
A study published in this month’s British Journal of Psychiatry, says spiritual but not religious people are more likely to develop mental problems and dependence on drugs. From CNN’s religion blog:
I love the image of Jesus in John’s story of feeding the five thousand. Imagine sitting on a hillside out in the country and watching as that many people come toward you across the open land. Drawn by curiosity and hope, they cautiously approach in little clusters of family and friends, but from where you are sitting they look like an ocean on legs.