Today in our opening worship, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry spoke of A Way of Love, a Rule of Life for Episcopalians.
Biased hiring processes are not simply a justice issue for the individuals against whom bias is leveled. They are detrimental to the mission of the Church, and they rob the Body of the gifts poured upon God’s people by the Holy Spirit. But how do we deal with that bias?
“I might be wrong” isn’t solely about our own lack or blindspots. It is an acknowledgement of the dignity and integrity of the person with whom we disagree.
Sweltering down the streets of Salt Lake all week, living in a desert, and on the edge of the Salt Lake is perhaps the perfect metaphor for where we find ourselves with this work of reimagining the structure of the Episcopal Church.
A commentary on the tenor of debate in the House of Bishops as they discussed several same sex marriage resolutions.
At the end of the day – if structural changes are a giant disaster, if every single new church plant fails, if digital discipleship is a flop – God will still be with us. Our Lord’s resurrection is not contingent upon our success or failure as a Church.
A letter to the Presiding Bishop-elect