Category: TEC

Schofield sends a letter: too little, too late

The Lead has the scoop. Bishop Schofield of San Joaquin has sent a letter [PDF] to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. In the letter, Schofield resigns from the House of Bishops of ECUSA. I...

Telling the truth isn’t easy

It’s not easy to write news in a way that covers all the bases. Almost inevitably, someone will feel that their perspective was not well represented, even while another party will say, “That was...

Do ordinations require consenting adults?

Let me begin by congratulating The Postulant. Will the blogger take on a new nom de plume? Yes, “The Postulant” is now surely “The Candidate.” Nowhere does it say that ordination invitations can’t be...

Honor Moore on Paul Moore; Sisk writes a pastoral letter

The blogosphere has been abuzz about the recent interview that Honor Moore gave the New Yorker, as they publish an excerpt from Ms. Moore’s forthcoming book on her father, Bishop Paul Moore. One blogger...

Governors attempt to govern

As I wrote a few days ago, Episcopal Life has been the source of much consternation lately. Because I serve on the Board of Governors of Episcopal Life, this is a matter with a...

The failure of alternative oversight

Things are abuzz in blogospheria Anglicana. Jonathan Petre and George Conger have both reported a plan to create an alternative episcopal oversight plan that might be acceptable both to conservatives and the ECUSA House...

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....

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...

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...