Today is the official launch day for my latest book, Easter Triumph, Easter Joy: Meditations for the Fifty Days of Eastertide. As the title suggests, it’s a set of meditations for the full Easter season in which I explore the hope that comes to us in the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
This blog once again has the scoop on the color of the Blue Book for the next General Convention. Read on for an interview with Canon Michael Barlowe about the Blue Book and much more.
Waiting & Watching is Forward Movement’s new Advent book, created in partnership with the Advent Word. Here is a sample meditation from yours truly and more info about the book.
We should always preach Jesus Christ and him crucified, but this time requires attention to the situation in which we find ourselves. Phillips Brooks’ urging to preach the truth with personality can be helpful. What stays the same now? And what changes?
Stephen Colbert famously coined the word “truthiness” as a way of poking fun at our habit of caring more about our own feelings than attaining the truth. Caring about the truth isn’t optional for those who follow Jesus Christ.
In an annual tradition, here is the customary Epiphany Proclamation, to be read out at services on the Feast of the Epiphany and shared with the faithful.
The Task Force for Liturgical and Prayer Book Revision has unveiled a website as part of its work. It has a handy — though problematic — list of Episcopal liturgical resources.
What is discipleship? And why does it matter? Discipleship matters because Jesus said so. In fact, Jesus said making disciples was the main thing for us followers to do.
We are called to proclaim God’s love not just in our familiar churches — standing just inside our red doors to be nice to visitors — but we are also called to proclaim God’s love on the streets, in the mall, on the beach, in the workplace, on the border, in all the places of greatest need. We are called to be witnesses.
We ordain bishops. It’s time to let die our old habit of referring to the “consecration of bishops.” Our baptismal ecclesiology demands it.
Lent is going to look a little different for each person. I hope you have a holy Lent — however you sojourn. Should your ashes stay or should they go? Well, that depends on what’s in your heart.