How Episcopalians Believe

This is the second post in the series “Getting Our Bearings.” To read part one click here. Websites for Episcopal congregations frequently include a “What We Believe” page.  Some of these pages refer to or even reprint the Catechism found in The Book of Common Prayer. Others list central theological doctrines like the Trinity and…

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A Response to the Lafayette Shootings

Last night an Alabama man opened fire in a Lafayette movie theater. He killed two young women and wounded nine other people before turning his gun on himself.  Among the wounded are two members of one of our local Episcopal parishes and the mother of a student attending a local Episcopal school. There seems to…

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Getting Our Bearings

This post is the first in the series “Getting Our Bearings.”  Our Presiding Bishop-elect, The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, says that Jesus did not come to start an organization. He started a movement, the Jesus movement. The Church is a movement. We are a Jesus-transformed, Jesus-gathered group of people sent by that same Jesus to…

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