Check out this podcast from Church of our Savior in Mill Valley, CA Kai Charles Forest offers a firsthand account of facing the reality of homelessness, the terror of being severed from community, and the potential healing power of seeing the homeless as fully human. Definitely worth your time to hear about the experience of […]
Day: January 25, 2015
The Annual Council of the Diocese of Virginia, on January 24th, adopted a change to its Canons that permits Virginia Seminary to create Missions of the Seminary. The seminary has no immediate plans to create missions. The language of the canonical change can be found on the diocesan website under C-1a Missions of a Theological Seminary. […]
“In order to restore trust between police and the communities they serve, our nation’s police must collectively apologize. It is what we need today to begin to heal the relationships between blacks and police.”
Online community is a growing reality, but how does the church fit there?
A group of GAFCON Primates and bishops met recently in Nairobi to formulate a response to a meeting held at General Seminary in October between a group of African Primates, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and a group of Episcopal Church bishops that was described as a continuation of the Indaba process first begun at […]
But what is loss? And how does it fit into the larger palette of our emotional lives? How do we deal with loss over time?
The answer, I have come to believe, depends on loss as an essential corollary of love; without one, there cannot be the other. And because love is a necessary part of our existence, loss too is an essential part of our lives.
“Overweight.” That was the verdict from my iPhone’s BMI index. I had been skinny all my life until now, but that had ended and I had to face the fact that I was headed in a bad direction. At almost 60, “Obese” could be in my future. If I didn’t want to end up like the rest of my family, I had to come to grips with reality.
The book of Jonah is about the prophet Jonah, that much is obvious. But, that is not all it is about. the reading today is also about a king, a city, and second chances. The Bible is full of stories about people who heard God and obeyed: Noah heard God and obeyed by building an […]