Why might traditional Anglicans want to remain in TEC? Two words: family and witness.
Why should the Episcopal Church allow clergy or dioceses to hold views contrary to its recent decisions? The Bishop of Dallas gives 7 reasons.
I am hardly suggesting that “staying” — in a job, in a parish, in a denomination, in a city, with an institution — is always the right thing to do, only that, for Christians, change rather than stability bears the burden of proof, a burden that can be satisfied, but is borne nonetheless.
What, then, is the strategy for staying in the Episcopal Church? To borrow from Chesterton, it means at times being “homesick at home."