The focus of many of us in the Pentagon (and the White House and Congress) is on the problem of sexual assault in the military. … I don’t want this to be a Beltway conversation and it struck me that our social media experiment might be a good vehicle for getting those of you in the field to weigh in.
Day: May 13, 2013
Mike Romkey, associate managing editor of The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, and member of Trinity Anglican Church, Rock Island, IL, spent a day in the recent two-week trial between the Anglican Diocese of Quincy (ACNA) and The Episcopal Church. His notes have appeared in Quad Cities Online. A taste:
From the Bakersfield Californian:
Shane Raynor offers a podcast commentary on the question of whether the Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church is making a mistake in discouraging people over the age of 45 from seeking ordination. He asks, provocatively, whether the church shouldn’t be discouraging everyone who seeks ordination.
At the Episcopal Church Building Fund‘s annual symposium, Bishop Greg Rickel of the Diocese of Olympia discussed some of the church’s problems. This excerpt begins with family systems theory and ends with the bishop rewriting Doctor Seuss’ Oh the Place You’ll Go.
Psalm 89:1-18 (Morning) Psalm 89:19-52 (Evening) Ezekiel 4:1-17 Heb. 6:1-12 Luke 9:51-62 Matthew 10.24-42 NRSV: “A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, …
Good news is not the same as a happy ending. While we celebrate what has been found, we cannot restore what was lost. But we can go on living in hope.