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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...

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...