Day: June 8, 2015

Matthew Vines asks Evangelicals to reconsider their biblical interpretations considering LGBT relationships

Matthew Vines asks Evangelicals to reconsider their biblical interpretations considering LGBT relationships

Matthew Vines is continuing to engage Evangelicals on biblical interpretations concerning LGBT relationships, even meeting with Focus on the Family.

Presiding Bishop to speak and preach at Westminster Abbey

Presiding Bishop to speak and preach at Westminster Abbey

Press release from The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs:

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
invited to preach at Westminster Abbey, London

[June 8, 2015] Episcopal ChurchPresiding Bishop and Primate Katharine Jefferts Schori has been invited by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev. Dr. John Hall, to participate in a panel discussion and preach at London’s historicWestminster Abbeyon June 13 and 14.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to join in the ancient worship life of the Abbey and I am grateful […]

Teenagers cuffed, injured, in latest viral video of law enforcement response TW: Violence, disturbing imagery

Teenagers cuffed, injured, in latest viral video of law enforcement response TW: Violence, disturbing imagery

Faith leaders and activists speak out against the violence depicted in the latest viral video of police and young people of color. Is your church?

Clergy stress from isolation

Clergy stress from isolation

The Rev. Peter C. Boullata wrote a long letter explaining why he’s leaving parish ministry 12 years after entering it. Boullata describes a number of problems–from long days to the emotional weight of being in the congregation but not of it–and the stress of knowing more than you can tell the congregation, regarding hiring decisions and other administrative aspects of parish ministry.