Commentary

Scripture, theology, ministry, mission.

Denominational Envy

By John Mason Lock From time to time I visit other churches, especially during the four weeks of vacation I take in the summer. In recent years, I’ve taken to visiting churches of other denominations as a ch... Read More...

A Tale of Two Ecclesiologies

By John Bauerschmidt The connection between ecumenism and ecclesiology is fairly straightforward: when we consider the question of the unity of the Church, we are quickly brought up against our understanding... Read More...

Scholastic Ecumenism

By David Hein In today’s world, all Anglican and Episcopal primary and secondary schools must negotiate the inclines, dips, and turns of multilane academic highways. Families have many options to choose from... Read More...

Law, Grace, and the Path of Discipleship

By Charlie Clauss At the 1991 Annual Christian Renewal Conference in Colorado, John Rogers spoke about his time participating in Episcopal — Lutheran dialogue. With a twinkle in his eye he said, “Lutherans a... Read More...

How to Internet

By Samuel Cripps Prior to beginning my road to the ordained ministry I worked in software and web design. I had some good luck with it, but soon enough the call to ministry became too strong and I walked awa... Read More...

The Word is a Wedding

By Christopher Wells The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows his handiwork. — Psalm 19:1 While preparing me for confirmation, my mentor at Yale Divinity School, who became my godmother... Read More...

What Does Prayer Do?

What is it, exactly, that prayer is meant to do? We can begin with the theologian Oliver Crisp, who writes that prayer is often considered a “solution to a problem — or, at least, as a means by which a perso... Read More...