Many conservatives have been made to feel that their stance is “despicable” and that there is inconsistent application of our church’s best-known invitation, “The Episcopal Church Welcomes You.”
Why should the Episcopal Church allow clergy or dioceses to hold views contrary to its recent decisions? The Bishop of Dallas gives 7 reasons.
Somewhere in this mess about human sexuality, we might actually be saved, narrowly or comprehensively.
Some of us are both gay and conservative, and for us, the question isn’t so much how to hold diverse groups within TEC together — the more “progressive” lesbian and gay Christians “over there,” say, with the more “conservative” traditionalists “over here.”
Party spirit has invaded the Church. To be taken seriously, one must be either a traditionalist or a progressive.