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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...

How lovely is thy dwelling place

The Telegraph, known for being wildly inaccurate on church matters, is now speculating that there’s a plan to sell many of the bishops’ palaces. Just for the sake of discussion, let’s say this story...

Bye-bye Bloglines, greetings NewsGator

If you spend much time reading blogs, you get very well acquainted with your RSS aggregator (“reader”). I used to use Bloglines. I loved Bloglines. It was fast, above all else, and it had...

Fair Trade Fortnight

Today begins the Fairtrade Fortnight. This will require no explanation for my many British readers, who seem to (a) belong to churches that care about Fair Trade and (b) use the word “fortnight.” For...

Sigh. My interwebs are broken. Or clogged.

I read 104 blogs every day, thanks to the miracle of Bloglines. Alas, it seems that Bloglines is not working. Or else all 104 bloggers decided to take the day off, which seems unlikely....

Thought for the week

Each week, I write a little blurb that appears (in slightly different forms) in the parish email newsletter and in our Sunday leaflet. Now that I have a blog, I’ll post them here to,...

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...

Evolution of a worshiper

Over at the Prodigal Kiwi(s) Blog, I ran across this cartoon, which originally appeared in Christianity Today. Love this. It matches me, sort of. I started one notch in from the left, and I’ve...

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...