In the second video of the New Tracts for Our Times series from the Scholar Priest Initiative, Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke University Divinity School, talks about how Episcopalians encounter Scripture.
Day: June 10, 2014
Here’s Mary Frances Schjonberg’s report on the meeting of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church no underway in Phoenix: The liveliest discussion during the opening session of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council June 10-12 meeting here surrounded how much money the General Convention ought to ask dioceses to contribute to the church-wide budget – […]
In the wake mass shootings recently in Oregon, Nevada, Washington and California, Bishop Dan Edwards of Nevada asks what is at the root of these spasms of violence and how the church should respond: In the aftermath of gun violence, we reflexively say we need better regulation of firearms and we need more mental health […]
The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church is in session in Phoenix. At its February meeting, at the behest of the late Terry Star, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the Council urged the Washington Redskins football team to change its disparaging name.
The Scholar Priest Initiative is producing a series of videos “to communicate — clearly, compellingly — what The Episcopal Church believes and does, to ‘show and tell’ our way of faith and our way of life.” The series will feature “everyday Episcopalians addressing and exemplifying what we believe and how that belief shapes they way […]
Bishop Stephen Lane of the Diocese of Maine writes that a few easy fixes to his state’s gun laws could save lives. In an oped in the Bangor Daily News, Lane mentions the work of the 52-member Bishops Against Gun Violence group within the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops. According to its website the groups […]
Trinity Sunday The Reverend David Sellery, Author, Resource Creator and Retreat Leader. Committed to a vocation that focuses on encountering God in the midst of everyday life, I serve as an Episcopal priest who seeks to proclaim the good news of God in Christ in worship, pastoral care, education, stewardship, congregational development and community outreach, […]