Six Lessons for a New Pandemic Rector

By Clint Wilson I arrived in my parish five weeks before the pandemic hit Louisville, Ky. Is this what it felt like to start as a firefighter five weeks before 9/11? I am now 20 months into my tenure, and I ... Read More...

Prayer in Time of Plague

By Drew Nathaniel Keane The degree of physical adversity and suffering that was commonplace for our ancestors defies our imagination. We live on the other side of advances in technology and medicine that wou... Read More...

Everyone Is a Homemaker

By David Barr After I graduated from college, I spent two years living in the converted loft of a barn, where I took care of a Chattanooga businessman’s gentleman farm. Aside from the horses, my housemate for most of that period was a rangy man, also in his... Read More...

Benediction and the Hybrid Church

By Curt Norman Churches across the United States are returning to in-person worship following more than a year of gathering primarily online. Physical distancing created a particular dilemma for Episcopalian... Read More...

The Inexhaustible Cup

In accordance with the Eleventh Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous, this essay is published anonymously. Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. — Proverbs 27:17 Christians love to use the analogy... Read More...