Day: May 28, 2013

Dear parents with young children in church

I know it’s hard, but thank you for what you do when you bring your children to church. Please know that your family – with all of its noise, struggle, commotion, and joy – are not simply tolerated, you are a vital part of the community gathered in worship

Sexual violence and the church

… what does it mean when otherwise-thoughtful and respected church leaders like John Piper and Rick Warren’s Saddleback co-pastor Tom Holladay insist that women have no right to leave their abusive marriages?

Thurgood Marshall and the arc of history

As the Archives of the Episcopal Church, President Gay Jennings of the House of Deputies and the Office of Government Relations are observing a civil rights summer, celebrating the feasts of Thurgood Marshall, Pauli Murray and Jonathan Daniels, we look back at Marshall’s great achievement.

Good Lostness

There is a spiritual paradox. Often when we feel most lost — vulnerable, threatened, needy — that’s the time when God is most active in our lives.