This doesn’t have anything to do with being Episcopalian or Anglican or even about being Christian. This is about being human. This is about some very sad facts of the human condition. Both of these music videos bring tears to my eyes when I view them. They bring up memories of personal experience or of the personal experience of close friends. They are about violations of the most intimate kind. Like most good art, they tell a story that touches us.
Day: September 19, 2015
A small mosque in Louisville KY was vandalized last Wednesday. Members of the mosque discovered the graffiti as they arrived for evening prayer. The vandals spray painted hateful words on walls and doors outside of the mosque.
The Governing Body of the Church in Wales sat for a vote on same gender marriage on Thursday, 1 SEP 2015. The Body voted by a majority in favor of same gender marriage. However, the majorities in each section of the Body were less than the required 2/3s majority needed to change canon law.
Yesterday the Archbishop of Canterbury commissioned the first members of the St Anselm Community. During a worship service in the palace chapel, 36 young adults from different nations of the world made a commitment to live as a monastic-inspired community dedicated to prayer, study and service.
The result of good stewardship on an individual, congregational, diocesan, or national level will be a testimony to the world as to how well each steward performs.