Category Archives: episcopal-anglican

Who decides just what is an Anglican?


Canterbury buries the instruments of unity (Some folks simply decide they are the final decision makers, probably since they believe they are entitled, or they have the best wisdom, or history, or whatever.  As always, there are those who disagree … Continue reading

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United Methodists, Pessimism and God’s Surprises


This article applies to a number of denominations.  It is not unique with Methodists.  Elements of it can be found in various Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Evangelical, and other Protestant groups, not to mention the various splinter groups. Fr. Orthohippo Being … Continue reading

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Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church


Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop: Anglican Ink, May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, The Episcopal Church. Tags: Atonement, diversity, Katharine Jefferts Schori, soteriology The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church has denounced the … Continue reading

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TIMES A BIT TOUGH FOR SOME PASTORS AND PRIESTS


Sandwich priest suspended for plagiarism By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com May 17, 2013 SANDWICH — One of the Ten Commandments is “thou shall not steal,” but an Episcopal priest has been suspended for allegedly lifting more than a dozen Sunday sermons … Continue reading

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Brazilian breakaway clergy


More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on print Share on email Share on twitter Share on facebook Depositions of Brazilian breakaway clergy announced Article | April 20, 2013 – 8:31pm | By George Conger   (Anglican Ink) The Anglican Episcopal Church … Continue reading

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THE PRIEST, PASTOR, OR MINISTER VERSUS THEIR CONGREGATION Part 1 ARE YOU REALLY IN TOUCH?


     Just what is a priest (pastor, minister)?  Each denomination or independent congregation or organization has a codified (formal or informal) list of what constitutes a religious, as opposed to a congregant or ordinary person. These lists define and spell … Continue reading

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LUTHERAN ORDINARIATE COMING?


This is not a surprise.  As a former Lutheran pastor, much of our seminary training revolved around things Catholic (and where they had gone off the rails). Just as in Anglicanism, there are “high church”, middle church, and low church … Continue reading

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