Kathryn Joyce writes in The New York Times: Evangelical adoptions picked up in earnest in the middle of the last decade, when a wave of prominent Christians, including the megachurch pastor Rick Warren and leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, began to promote adoption as a special imperative for believers.
Day: September 23, 2013
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori announced to the House of Bishops that the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will be visiting The Episcopal Church in April 2014 for personal visit with her. … During his first 18 months in office, the Archbishop plans to visit all of his fellow Primates around the Anglican Communion. His desire is to build personal and professional bonds, understand the Primates’ work in its local context, and lay foundations for collaboration over the coming years.
If you follow a lot of priests on social media, you overhear them talking with one another about the sermons they are preparing. Last week much of the conversation was about how difficult it is to make sense of the parable of the dishonest steward (yesterday’s gospel). I happened to be up late on Saturday […]
Gary Yerkey of the Chrisitan Science Monitor writes: Los Angeles filmmaker Andrew Thomas has turned his attention from the secular to the religious by directing a feature-length documentary on the life and times of the Rev. Malcolm Boyd, an Episcopal priest who says the church needs to be more relevant to the everyday person and […]
Monday, September 23, 2013 — Week of Proper 20, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalms 80 (morning) // 71, (79) (evening) 2 Kings 5:1-19 1 Corinthians 4:8-21 Matthew 5:21-26 It’s not easy to make it […]