Jayson D. Bradley has wise and important words to share at:http://www.relevantmagazine.com about why it remains important to stick with this challenging enterprise we call “church.”
Over the years of my life as an Anglican, readers of the Scriptures in public worship have been instructed to conclude their reading in one of three ways.
I understand that 17 posts on Reza Aslan’s Zealot: The Life And Times of Jesus of Nazareth may seem like a bit of over-kill.
When Aslan moves on from dealing with the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ life to the writings of Paul, he makes a common, but largely discredited leap.
Aslan’s understanding of “the Kingdom of God” is peculiar. He struggles to find evidence to support his determination that any teaching about “Kingdom” could only be understood as a call to the violent overthrow of existing powers.
As part of the final session of our Clergy Conference this year, Conference leader Bishop Melissa Skelton invited us to engage in an exercise she calls, “Practice Writing about Identity.”
Thursday 15 May 9:00 a.m.
In our final session yesterday morning Bishop Skelton opened the question how transformation takes place in the church.
Wednesday 15 May 7:30 p.m.
In our final session last night, Bishop Skelton returned to the issue of identity.
Wednesday 14 May 3:00 p.m.
Our afternoon sessions was taken up with comments from Bishop Logan followed by a question and answer period in which clergy were asked to raise any question at all.