Day: June 10, 2013

Rosalie Ballentine elected lay representative to Anglican Consultative Council

From the Episcopal Church’s Office of Public Affairs: The Executive Council, currently meeting in Baltimore, MD, elected Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine of the Diocese of the Virgin Islands, to serve as the Episcopal Church lay representative on the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC).

The Christian Century reviews Speaking Faithfully

At its heart, however, Speaking Faithfully is theological, not technical: communication is proclamation. The way the church chooses to speak to the world reflects its faith. … Churches that do not figure out how to talk to those not already part of their community give a poor showing as disciples of Christ, a master communicator who used vivid, creative strategies to teach and bless the people he encountered.