Day: March 23, 2014

Desmond Tutu on Forgiveness

When Archbishop Desmond Tutu was young, his father abused his mother. The abuse and his journey moving forward, for Tutu, helped him understand the value of forgiveness:

Ministry and Money: Rejecting Professionalized Ministry

As many congregations in the Episcopal Church struggle to pay a full-time or half-time priest and consider calling bivocational priests, in contrast, most American Quakers continue to understand their work as free gospel ministry. Micah Bales, a founder of the Friends of Jesus Fellowship, describes the tension of being a Quaker in Washington, D.C. and …

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Condemnation

Psalm 93, 96 (Morning) Psalm 34 (Evening) Genesis 44:1-17 A recent article in Episcopal Café’s “The Lead” outlined in vivid detail the six ways churches marginalize the victims of sexual abuse–ranging from denial to misplaced focus. The icky truth is much of the time, churches deal with the purveyors of certain kinds of truths poorly. …

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