A meaningful distinction has opened between congregations with different teachings and practices on Christian marriage, and concomitantly between dioceses and bishops.
A number of largely unnoticed #GC79 resolutions related to TEC's bishops.
We must not fail to place the steps of a General Convention within the comprehensive, world-historical frame of the gospel.
We would do well to listen to converts, hear their stories, and come to a deeper appreciation of the church we have to steward and the gospel we have to share.
“As bishops, we claim our apostolic ministry as teachers of the Faith, and our role as chief pastors within our dioceses, clearly articulated in the Book of Common Prayer.”
The ultimate aim must be reconciliation. Simply to vanquish and humiliate the other side is not a proper aim.
Why might traditional Anglicans want to remain in TEC? Two words: family and witness.
What would it mean at General Convention if we were more conscious of the horizon of eternity?