Yesterday, I received this on Facebook from a friend. She says, in so few words, that which so many of us struggle to say with many:
The subtitle says it all: Prayer and reflection texts for Christian reconciliation and unity.
This collection of private and corporate devotion gathers resources
from across the whole spectrum of Christianity from every age—Roman
Catholic, Anglican, Orthodox through United, Baptist, Pentecostal. It
carries the endorsement of Christian leaders from Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan, home of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism.
“The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.”
So opens Mark’s account of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, presented to us as a sentence in verse 1.
Karen Armstrong’s book, Fields of Blood, is an ambitious project that looks closely at the interrelationship of religion and violence.
I have recently been introduced to the Sunday Assembly, or as their members like to call themselves, “the godless church.” One of their more quotable quotes is: “We need the benefits that church provides without the god element.”
(This editorial first appeared in the January issue of the Anglican Journal.) For over a decade now, many in the church have bemoaned the lack of reliable data about the membership of the Anglican Church of Canada. The only thing that…
Thirty-five years ago, after having migrated to Alberta from points east, I first encountered the name Chester Ronning.
On Sunday, January 18, the Feast of the Confession of Peter, I will join Bishop Geoff Peddle in Upper Island Cove, Nfld., to celebrate with the faithful in Christ their 200th anniversary as a parish. It will be the first anniversary of his consecration as a bishop and the 20th of my own.