Our conversation about the Great Commission wanders far and near
Day: June 6, 2020
“What has bothered me a lot this week is the incident the other evening at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC. Clergy and members of the congregation had been peacefully handing out water and snacks to the peaceful protesters who stopped by. Some protesters asked for prayers or just to talk to someone about their concerns. St. John’s has been serving the community since colonial times and was continuing its mission using the hands of those who took their ministry of Christian service to others very seriously.”
Episcopal and Anglican bishops from all over the world have weighed in on the Black Lives Matter protests taking place across the United States this week, as well as the use of St. John’s, Lafayette Square as a prop for a presidential photo. (See the Cafe’s previous coverage of the protests and reactions here, here, and […]
It’s our fifth annual book club discussion about what we’re reading
David and Charlette discuss Jesus commissioning the disciples at the end of Matthew’s gospel, it’s implications for our spiritual lives, and what conversations at home will be like based on these gospel themes.