Day: December 16, 2014

TREC response round-up

I’ve been trying to keep an eye on responses to the final report form TREC.  Reactions have covered the gamut from enthusiastic to cynical, but nearly all have been able to see some positives in the report.  Everyone also seems to acknowledge the terrifically large and complex mission of the task force, and appreciating that …

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Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop issues update

The JNCPB has issued an update in their work towards nominations for the election of the next Presiding Bishop. The statement can be found here Video interviews were conducted with bishops entering the discernment process with the nominating committee. Members of the JNCPB will meet in January to review video and written materials prior to …

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The Green Report

The Bishop of Ely has issued a statement commending The Green Report, a study on the development of senior clergy in the Church of England. Describing the priorities of the report, the Bishop notes The framework prioritises: Supporting bishops and deans in their discipleship and so enabling them in their ministry as confident leaders and evangelists …

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#IllRideWithYou

Since the distressing and ultimately deadly siege of an Australian cafe over the weekend, a hashtag has aimed to counter potential anti-Muslim backlash in the region by offering support and solidarity with Muslim Australians: #IllRideWithYou. The Atlantic reports that behind the heartwarming reponse lies very real fear, quoting a tweet from an ultra-right wing group …

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