Day: January 25, 2016

Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana working to address water quality issues in town of St. Joseph

Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana working to address water quality issues in town of St. Joseph

Photos from Garrett Boyte show the decline from yellowish water to murky, muddy water St. Joseph, Louisiana, is drawing comparisons to Flint, Michigan. Both are small towns with a predominately black population and high poverty rates; both have serious water problems that implicate both the local and state government. St. Joseph is a picturesque little town […]

Frankincense may have psychoactive properties and treat anxiety, depression

Frankincense may have psychoactive properties and treat anxiety, depression

A study conducted and reported on in 2008 is making the rounds again; articles about beneficial aspects of frankincense have been appearing on alternative health blogs, and probably your social media feed, over the past month. The authors of the study found that frankincense activated poorly understood channels in the brain; channels which seem to alleviate […]

Church management

Church management

Following the kerfuffle in Canterbury, Tobias Haller, BSG, was reminded of a piece he wrote in 2006 in response to issues we were having with the Anglican Communion, and has posted it, unchanged, noting that little has changed between 2006 and 2016, except the approach to ‘management’, which breaks with history and tradition. From the […]