Ministry

The Church and the Cycle of Life

By Scott A. Ruthven As an Air Force Reserve Chaplain, I was given the opportunity to serve in a deployed setting as a Wing Chaplain. The number of military personnel killed in Iraq was minimal during my depl... Read More...

Canonical Obedience

By Steve Rice Some time ago, a bishop told me that when the hurricane is coming, you don’t call a vestry meeting to vote on who will put the tarp on the roof. Point taken. In cases of emergency, decisive lea... Read More...

Of Apostles and their Successors

Homily for St. Matthias,  Chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, February 24, 2022 Scripture – Psalm 15; Acts 1:15-26; Philippians 3:12-21; John 15:1-8 By Matthew S. C. Olver  ... Read More...

Resilience

Sermon at the SPCK Founder’s Day Feb 15, 2022, St James-the-Less, Pimlico, London By Graham Kings Many thanks for your invitation to preach today. I love the story of a bishop visiting a residence home ... Read More...

Conversion Matters

The Three Conversions of the Christian Life By Kevin Martin and Robert Michael Lewis Resource Publications. Pp. 74. $10.00 Review by George Sumner Christianity “turned the world upside down” (Acts 17:6)... Read More...

On Forming Human Children, Part 1

By Jon Jordan If you encounter human children on a regular basis, you are doing the work of formation. A mark is left on them by your action or inaction, by your words or your silence. By what you choose to en... Read More...

Oh Stay, Boomer

By Robert Price I was nonplussed when my dad told me over decade ago that he was retiring after 39 years of congregational ministry. I’m certain that deep down it was because our dads are always young and in... Read More...