Day: April 30, 2015

Reflections on Baltimore, my hometown

Reflections on Baltimore, my hometown

The Union of Black Episcopalians has posted “Reflections on Baltimore, my hometown” by the Rev. Dr. Canon Sandye Wilson. An excerpt: People are sick and tired of being sick and tired, as this war on Black men in our society continues. People are tired of having their appeals for attention to injustice ignored, of blatant […]

Bishop of Texas on Baltimore unrest, sin, and solidarity in God’s reconciling grace

Bishop of Texas on Baltimore unrest, sin, and solidarity in God’s reconciling grace

In the wake of unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, Bishop Andy Doyle addresses the relationship between creating social change, working on personal and corporate sin, and finding solidarity through God’s reconciling grace in Jesus Christ. For Bishop Doyle, “black lives matter” and “every life matters”: As Bishop I am mindful of […]

LGBT advocates win right to organize at Kenyan High Court; Anglican Archbishop Wabukala dismayed

On Friday, April 24, Kenya’s High Court ruled that LGBT advocacy groups have the right to organize. Many religious officials, including Anglican Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, believe that this ruling threatens the “family unit”organization of Kenyan society: Every person has the right to freedom of association, which includes the right to form, join or participate in the […]

Speaking to the Soul: The log in your eye

Speaking to the Soul: The log in your eye

Luke 6:39-49 You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbour’s eye. Have you ever practiced the spiritual discipline of observing your thoughts and feelings as you go through a day?  This practice takes a lot of courage and […]