Day: April 6, 2014

Bishop Payne Divinity School Honored with Virginia Historical Marker

On Saturday March 29th, members of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Petersburg, Virginia, along with representatives from the Virginia Theological Seminary, celebrated the dedication of an historical marker to remember the impact of the Bishop Payne Divinity School in Petersburg and throughout the Episcopal Church. Bishop Payne Divinity School, founded in 1878, served African-American men […]

Bishop Marc Andrus of California responds to Archbishop of Canterbury’s remarks on gay marriage and African violence

After suggesting on an LBC radio talk-in that African Christians have been massacred due to the acceptance of homosexuality in America, and more Africans may be killed if the Church of England accepts equal marriage, reactions to the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s comments continue from around the world. The round-up at Thinking Anglicans has […]

Bondage and transformation

Psalm 118 (Morning) Psalm 145 (Evening) Exodus 3:16-4:12 Romans 12:1-21 John 8:46-59 Our reading in Exodus today is great movie imagery stuff–Moses’ staff turning into a snake and returning to the form of a staff; his hand transformed into a leprous hand and back again, and water turned into blood. At the level of cinematic […]