The Generic Brand Video that has been hot on social media lately has nothing specifically to do with the Episcopal Church, but it’s smart and funny and may help you to avoid cliches when promoting your own parish, assuming that is something that you do. What can we learn from it?
Day: March 27, 2014
Adelle Banks of Religion News Service writes The Rev. Sue Pinnington is on a five-week mission to compile a job description for a post she’s currently not able to have: bishop.
It is tempting to overreact to this story in the Guardian, so be careful. The Archbishop of Canterbury may, in fact, be signaling “an end to the Church of England’s resistance” to marriage equality in the United Kingdom, but that doesn’t mean the church is going to change its internal policies or work toward greater […]
There’s a quiet, gentle backlash underway against the mass production of spiritual experience, writes Bob Smietana for Religion News Service: You can’t franchise the kingdom of God, say the authors of “Slow Church,” a new book from InterVarsity Press that applies the lessons of the slow food movement to congregational life. C. Christopher Smith and […]
President Obama met Pope Francis this morning at the Vatican. Pool reporters were kept mostly out of earshot, and so the media are relying on official summaries from the White House and the Vatican about what was said.
Rachel Held Evans tweeted this morning about her response to the World Vision controversy. What she wrote struck a chord with me, even though I wasn’t involved in this particular issues. Here’s what she wrote:
Feast Day of Charles Henry Brent I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond […]