By Stewart Clem People are angry. Given everything that’s happened in 2020, combined with the unlimited opportunities created by the internet for expressing our anger, this might be the angriest year in all ... Read More...
In online outrage, often forgotten is the biblical counsel: “Let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger, for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness” (James 1:19–20).
I can only lament yet another airing of Anglicanism’s dirty laundry: namely, the fear and anxiety of all parties regarding any settled, visible consensus around human sexuality, both within national churches and in the Anglican Communion at large.
Anger can be just, but hatred and indiscriminate revenge never can be.
I love Trump with my whole heart, mind, and soul.
The real sign of hope is that God continues to raise up faithful people, that they continue to build solid friendships within the ACoC, and that the unique bonds of affection we have with each other, our Communion, and with the Indigenous North are being strengthened despite the centrifugal forces of division.
The market demands anger — on its terms. It is a strange fact. It works well for certain politicians but it works poorly in governing. It can raise awareness of injustice and also impede consensus-building that could fix injustice.