Churches

Love, Prayer, and Her Majesty the Queen

By Jonathan Turtle Like so many people I was deeply saddened by the recent death of the Queen but it didn’t quite hit me until I was in the pulpit on the morning of Sunday, September 11 and I reached the par... Read More...

The Scarlet Thread and the Holy Cross

By Thomas Kincaid “And men, when you get in there, remember to look for the scarlet thread.” The promised fall of Jericho had been a long time coming for Israel’s army. There had been the promise, then the sp... Read More...

The Call for Spiritual Mentors

By Robin T. Jennings I was a rector for about five years and looked pretty good on the outside. On the inside I was hollow. I needed help. Spiritual help. It was the 1980s, and the Shalem Institute for Spiri... Read More...

Too Much Missing

The History of Christianity in Britain and Ireland From the First Century to the Twenty-First By Gerald Bray Apollos Press, pp. xx + 693, $83.99 Review by Zachary Guiliano Gerald Bray’s work sets out w... Read More...

Lambeth and Women’s Ordination

By Molly Jane Layton  The steeple of our white clapboard Congregational church rose high above the common in my hometown in rural Massachusetts. Church was the center of our lives; if the doors were open, my... Read More...