Day: February 7, 2015

Green Anglicans: carbon fast for Lent

Green Anglicans: carbon fast for Lent

Instead of giving up chocolate for Lent, how about cutting down on carbon usage? Green Anglicans, Anglican Church of Southern African Environmental Network, offers a chart for each day of Lent. The chart gives ideas for having a smaller footprint on the planet. The web site reports on what others around the Anglican Communion are doing, who […]

“No thank you” to booze at General Convention

“No thank you” to booze at General Convention

Bishop J. Scott Barker, Nebraska has written a letter about his decision to abstain from alcohol at General Convention 2015. “NO THANK YOU” TO BOOZE at the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. I’ve made a small decision for which I ask your support. I’ve decided not to consume alcohol of any kind or at any […]

Speaking to the Soul: Foreigners

Speaking to the Soul: Foreigners

The prophet Isaiah had a very specific message for the exiles. They weren’t going to be God’s only chosen ones. Strangers, including what the Israelites would consider foreigners, who loved God, followed the rules, observed the Sabbath and lived by the covenant God had originally given to Israel would be drawn into the community and fellowship.