The Light of the World

By David M. Baumann Anyone who has been a pastor for any length of time has seen God acting in the lives of people in ways that amaze and delight. I certainly have my share of such stories from nearly half a... Read More...

Why Have Children?

By Victor Lee Austin The point of having children is to increase the number of the saints. In the 1979 prayer book — which in this regard sets forth a more traditional exposition than its U.S. predecessors —... Read More...

Learning from England: Lessons in Church Growth

By Jordan Hylden What makes a church grow? If the recent polling by Gallup is any indication, there are many church leaders asking that question these days who are not too sure of the answer. Since I was a teenager in youth group back in the late 1990s, ... Read More...

We Are Not Mere Christians (Part 2)

Evangelism that is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic By Tricia Lyons Part one of this series considered the disenchanted, non-sacramental character of so much Episcopal life. In this essay I consider the s... Read More...

We Are Not Mere Christians (Part 1)

Evangelism that is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic By Tricia Lyons For the past few decades, in the face of what philosopher Charles Taylor calls the “disenchanted” souls and minds in our pews and walking... Read More...