Ministry

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...

God Speaks Amid the Mess

A Post-COVID Catechesis By Victor Lee Austin Cascade Books, pp. 88, $14 Review by James Stambaugh It may have been premature in the Year of our Lord 2022 to publish a book with “Post-COVID” in the title... Read More...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

By Kristine Blaess As we are taking stock after the pandemic, I notice in myself and in my congregation an increased clarity about who we are and what we are about. We are disciples of the crucified and rise... Read More...

The Innocent Curate, Revisited

By David M. Baumann The May 28, 2017 issue of The Living Church featured a cover article by Richard J. Mammana about a book called The Innocent Curate by Paris Leary. Doubleday had published it in 1963. I fi... Read More...

Hard Apologetics, Soft Apologetics

By George Sumner This reflection is really meant as advice for the Episcopal Church. It may make it more likely that I can be heard if I make it clear, here at the outset, that my idea is equally applicable ... Read More...

Why Study Biblical Languages?

By Paul D. Wheatley “And there in the dark pools amid the Gladden Fields,” said, “the Ring passed out of knowledge and legend; and even so much of its history is known now only to a few, and the Council of th... Read More...