The Lambeth Conference cannot afford to decide nothing. By the same token, in its limited capacity, it must decide as little as possible for the time being.
What are we trying to accomplish in teaching new Christians the core elements of the Christian faith?
Anglicanism is good, but it is not ultimate, only provisional. Only Jesus Christ is ultimate, and one day, even if only on the Last Day, all denominational identities will give way to the creedal and confessed one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church.
Lectionary and liturgical change has largely emptied Anglican services of Old Testament readings.
North American Anglicans lack an ecclesiology that can comprehend our fragmentation and numerical decay.
Perhaps our decline relates to our forgetfulness about what draws people to church in the first place.
An experiment from my first parish: a 34-week course on the whole Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.
If we genuinely seek the welfare of our cities, the work will only rightly begin as we repent and seek God’s refashioning of our lives — and that of our neighbors.