Tag Archives: episcopal

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Episcopal Church Adapting to Culture

Listen to the podcast interview with Diana Butler Bass Miracles do happen. They are happening recently in the media world on the church front. Critics are responding to recent attacks on the Episcopal Church. Inspired by reports of the obvious, that that church body has

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Mainline Called Uncounted Force for Change

The White House has an oft-overlooked religious ally for solving the country’s social problems through greatly expanded government programs, if a new survey of senior pastors in mainline Protestant churches is a good indication. Republican politicians and commentators have opposed President Obama’s economic stimulus initiatives

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An Open Letter to the LGBT Community

October 9, 2007 Now that the Church has had some time to absorb and consider the recent meeting of the House of Bishops in New Orleans and its response to the Anglican Communion, I’d like to share with you what I experienced at the recent

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Facing the Specter of Schism

The “moment of truth” is fast approaching for the ECUSA (the Episcopal Church in the USA), and this summer Columbus, Ohio, will have an opportunity to become as theologically significant as Nicaea or Chalcedon for American Anglicanism. One of the most bitter and divisive controversies

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Out of the Closet: Straight Clergy With Gay Family Members

Many straight Episcopal clergy and their spouses with gay family members aren’t all that surprised by what they see going on in the Anglican Communion these days. Members of Clergy Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (CFLAG) see the church behaving as many families do