Which Maintenance, Whose Mission?

By Sam Keyes Several weeks ago, a clergy acquaintance online posted a provocative observation that “maintenance is mission.” This is a priest in charge of a parish of historical note, and his argument was th... Read More...

The Greatest Anglo-Catholic Church Planter

By David Goodhew and John Wallace Introduction Who is the greatest Anglo-Catholic church planter? We invite Covenant readers to offer their suggestions. To start the bidding, we nominate Walter Hook, sometime vicar of the northern English town of Leeds. Hook... Read More...

Meditating on Mary and Mission

By Leander S. Harding I have a set of mission imperatives for the mission to modernity. They include “bringing back the Greeks,” by which I mean asking the great philosophical questions discovered by the Gr... Read More...

Looking to Covenant’s Future

By Jeff Boldt Last week, several of my fellow contributors engaged in a public-facing roundtable discussion about the reasons they write for Covenant. Reading their engaging accounts got me to thinking about... Read More...

Mission is not a Zero-sum Game

By George Sumner There is quite the row in the Church of England at present over the ambitious proposal called “Myriad” for the launching of 10,000 churches by 2030. One can detect amidst the heated debate pre-existing factors of churchmanship and of the Fr... Read More...

Who Will Do the Driving?

By Huey Gardner I recall a bus company whose tag line was “leave the driving to us.” Recently, I have begun to wonder, “Who will be the driver for those of us who identify as Christians and who worship as Ep... Read More...

The Mission of the Church: Who Decides?

By John Hartnett Over the years I have observed many conversations about the Church’s mission. Recently it was common for parishes to write mission statements, most of which seemed fairly innocuous. (We are ... Read More...