Day: January 31, 2015

Audio transcript of Cook’s first DUI court appearance

Audio transcript of Cook’s first DUI court appearance

The Baltimore Sun provides an audio transcript of Bishop Cook’s appearance before the judge seeking leniency for her first arrest. The Sun also has more comments from friends and colleagues about her work before becoming bishop and before killing Thomas Palermo.

Standing before an Eastern Shore judge in 2010 after being caught driving drunk, the Rev. Heather Elizabeth Cook and her attorney pleaded for leniency.

Cook was undergoing three different forms of counseling, including Alcoholics Anonymous, her attorney said. And she had voluntarily had […]

Jim Naughton recognized for work as Episcopal Café editor

Jim Naughton recognized for work as Episcopal Café editor Naughton

The founder and former editor of The Episcopal Café, Jim Naughton, today was awarded The House of Deputies award. Past and current members of the Café team congratulate Jim. The recognition is well deserved.

Congrats to @JimNaught, who received the House of Deputies Award for his work as editor of @episcopalcafe! #EDOW2015 pic.twitter.com/eCsFRsQH1t

— EDOW (@washdio) January 31, 2015

Posted by John B.

Enough

Enough

It will take time to change the culture of dominance and denial, fear and disregard for the integrity of our bodies but many folks have been trying and I am hoping that more will join us to do so.

The Magazine: A pastoral response to Mark Osler and the withering of church between pastors

The Magazine: A pastoral response to Mark Osler and the withering of church between pastors

Calling a new rector is not like hiring a new associate for your law firm. Calling a new rector is not like voting for a new senator or mayor.

It’s more like preparing to enter into the covenant of marriage. To do it right means you need to be thoughtful and prayerful, and that usually takes some time.

Speaking to the Soul: Sam and a Man Named Bill

Speaking to the Soul: Sam and a Man Named Bill

For millions of people around the world, two letters of the alphabet represent a conversion, a total change, and a life-saving choice. Those two letters are AA for Alcoholics Anonymous, and the man considered the chief founder was a man named Bill Wilson, known as Bill W in the rooms of AA.