Category: General Convention

Magic 8 Ball No

Blue’s Clues: No or yes

Church geeks only: here is a bit more of the thinking on how I decide to vote yes or no on matters that come before General Convention. Mostly I’m pre-explaining why I’m going to say no to a boatload of resolutions.

Investing in what matters

On the feast of the Epiphany, as I look at the proposed churchwide budget for the Episcopal Church, a reflection on whether we are offering Jesus Christ to the world in the way the Gospel suggests we ought to.

General Convention 2018 schedule

Looking toward General Convention 2018

I do believe Jesus is present in our legislative deliberations. Maybe he’s rolling his eyes sometimes, but plenty of holy stuff happens as we debate important issues and even when we go down parliamentary rabbit holes.

Time for structure decisions

We’re looking at four structure resolutions today. Three resolutions are to restructure executive council, to reduce the number of standing commissions, and to reform our budgeting process. We’ll also look at a resolution on provinces. Time is short, but I’d like to share a few brief thoughts on these resolutions.