Bishop Brian Thom of the Diocese of Idaho sat down for an interview recently with the Boise Weekly. He was asked if he has ever conducted a ceremony for a gay union, and answered: No. I can’t yet. What does that mean?
Day: October 24, 2013
The Rev. Robyn Barnes, rector at St. Peter’s Church in Edmonton, offers a compelling response to the question, “How are you going to save the Church?”
From Religion News Service: Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios are looking to the Good Book for good material. Future films include:
All of which is to say there are times when it is important to become the stranger. It’s important to disrobe. Casting off the clothing of profession, social class, and family we can throw ourselves into the vast powerful river of humanity. Christ is out there disguised as the unknown one, back pack resting on his lap, shopping bag clenched between her knees.
if we are looking to “Wikify the church”–to try to find a way to collectively use our intelligence to show the need of a relationship with God through community, in our modern society–I believe it will take investing at least better than 1% of its population in the notion that as heirs of grace through Jesus Christ, we are already account holders and editors in its future.