This week in his blog on Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer wrote a very good article regarding the situation.
Day: August 29, 2015
During August, the 8th National Anglican Sacred Circle of the Anglican Church of Canada has been meeting in Port Elgin ON. The Sacred Circle is the Indigenous Anglican Church in Canada. Finally on 25 AUG, Sol Sanderson, from the Primate’s Commission on Discovery, Reconciliation and Justice, read a draft document from the Commission that was a proposal for a fifth ecclesiastical province for the Anglican Church of Canada. After careful consideration the Sacred Circle came to a consensus on the proposal and endorsed sending it to the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples.
When surveyed by phone, folks in the US inflate their religious participation as opposed to answering identical questions in an on line survey. Folks are most likely to under report seldom or never attending religious services.
St Mary’s Academy, a Roman Catholic high school for young women in Portland OR had withdrawn a job offer earlier made to a woman who later reported to the school that she was a lesbian. Less that 24 hours after the job recension was reported to the students and their parents by the school’s president, the school’s board has done an about face and has adopted a equal opportunity employment policy that includes sexual orientation and marital status.
Reading from the Commemoration of John Bunyan ‘In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets. ‘Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. …