Much of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent book is focused on reconciliation as relationships restored, or the consideration of personal factors that might inhibit a willingness to participate in such ministry.
Jesus is power seen in humility, and he offers freedom expressed in loving service.
My theological vocation has demanded that if I am to be an Anglican in the United States, I need to be an Episcopalian.
If we look on Anglican divisions and blame only other parties, seeing no good in them and no fault in us, we have not yet come to the fullness of Christian love, repentance, and unity in truth.
For Justin Welby, if there is a way forward for the Communion, it will be liturgical. The liturgy shows us what togetherness really looks like, how structure may prove fruitful, and why we must be patient.
A couple weeks ago, Justin Welby did it again. He insisted that he had "no fears about the future of the church of God."
“Justin, of the 105 archbishops of Canterbury, five have been murdered. How does that make you feel?”
“The glory of the future can be seen from time to time in lives that are fully turned to the face of Jesus.”