Day: December 12, 2014

A business school model proposed for training church leadership in CofE

A business school model proposed for training church leadership in CofE

Under a new plan, Bishops and Deans in the Church of England will undergo a mandatory leadership training program including a residential element run by a secular university or business school. According to The Church Times, the program has already been signed off by the two archbishops and has a £2-million budget. Eventually, the program will extend […]

Religious participation today is about where it was in 1940’s.

Religious participation today is about where it was in 1940’s.

Religious life in America runs in cycles and where we are today is a comparable to the 1940’s. Tobin Grant writes in RNS’ Corner of Church and State blog: Over the past fifteen years religion has once again declined. But this decline is much sharper than the decline of 1960s and 1970s. Church attendance and prayer is […]

More employers utilizing workplace chaplains

NPR reports on the ministry of workplace chaplains. The idea is not really a new one, it’s just gaining a new resonance in corporate life. SILVERMAN: David Miller, with Princeton University’s Faith and Work Initiative, is writing a book about workplace chaplains. He says embedding missionaries goes back centuries, from English factories during the Industrial […]

Speaking to the Soul: Shave and a Haircut

Friday, December 12, 2013 — Week of Advent 2, Year One [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 31 (morning) // 35 (evening) Isaiah 7:10-25 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 Luke 22:14-30 Advent is the perfect season for pondering the incarnation and trying […]