Day: October 20, 2014

Ebola in Church: Story from Liberia’s Cathedral

The dean of Monrovia’s Anglican cathedral entered voluntary quarantine and then preached about it, according to NPR. The Very Rev. Herman Browne had been preaching about ebola protection in his Sunday sermons from the beginning of the epidemic, but the message hit close to home when his wife’s friend fell sick and his whole family […]

Bishop Stokes, a board member, reflects on events at GTS

Similarly [as per the faculty], the Board, its Executive Committee and the Dean have not acknowledged clearly the major and contributing responsibility and culpability we each share in this matter. There is, in short, a genuine need for public confession and repentance from all the major parties: Board and its Executive Committee, Dean, and Faculty.

Trustee resigns from the GTS Board

In the aftermath of Friday’s contentious decision by the Board of Trustees to not reinstate the forcibly-resigned faculty members, and to fully back the dean of the seminary, the reverberations continue to echo. Yesterday evening, trustee Jeffrey Small, Jr of Atlanta, announced his resignation on Twitter:

Where is Jesus

by George Clifford In the recent dispute between eight faculty members and the administration at General Theological Seminary (GTS), where is Jesus? In asking that question, I intentionally echo the desire of a group of first century Greeks who approached the disciple Philip saying, “We wish to see Jesus.” That desire encapsulates the hope that […]

Our Island Home

Monday, October 20, 2014 – Proper 24, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Ecclesiasticus 4:20-5:7 Revelation 7:1-8 Luke 9:51-62 I once saw a verse from today’s second reading written […]