Author: Scott Gunn

Keeping Sabbath

I’ve been holding on to an interesting post by my friend, Peter Mayer. Apparently he preached about Sabbath last weekend, and some people didn’t quite get his meaning. He writes: I heard many people...

Episcopal “Church” launches new MDG site

I’m not usually one of those cranks who’s out to prove that our bishops don’t believe in Jesus any more. Frankly, the charge is usually as absurd as many of the people making it....

The mysteries of congregations revealed!

Dave Walker, on his excellent website, has revealed everything we need to know about how parish churches operate. Does your congregation have these same tunnels? I would add only “the room that everyone knows...

In case of emergency, notify an Episcopal priest

There’s a thoughtful gem is on the front page of Anglicans Online this week. Here’s an excerpt: …this week that we found the small silver charm shown [here]. IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY PLEASE...

Did Jesus use machines?

I don’t know about you, gentle reader, but I usually picture Jesus sitting on the floor in a stone house, walking down a dusty street, traveling in a simple sail boat, or perhaps standing...

ECUSA is winning…the race of decline

From the Washington Post Belief Blog, this just in: It’s always intriguing to see which churches have grown and which denominations have faded in the past year. According to the 2008 Yearbook of American...

Of politics and pollsters

OK, so I’m a bit of a political junkie. I enjoy C-SPAN. There. I said it. Tonight, I’ve cleared the calendar so I can watch returns from WI, WA, and HI. One of the...

Why the Lambeth agenda is just right

Stephen Bates has written a great prĂ©cis of the Anglican Communion’s present difficulties. Bates has also got the dynamics of Anglican meetings, money, and men (yes, the trouble-makers are all men) just right: Thus,...

Emergent superheroes

Yesterday morning was not the best morning for me at Christ Church. Let’s just say the announcements got out of control at our 10:30 service, and leave it at that. I was in a...

Enfants terribles send another dire letter

Puh-lease. Five primates, planning to absent themselves from the Lambeth Conference, have written a letter to 20 English bishops who had encouraged these primates to attend. These five primates call themselves “GAFCON” bishops. My...