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December 10 2018 By dvirtue Revitalization in the Anglican Church in North America

VOL: With so many aging congregations, why should we invest in church revitalization? Why not just focus all of our resources on planting new churches?

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December 07 2018 By dvirtue Three of the Largest African Anglican Provinces will not attend Lambeth Conference in 2020. More are expected

"Archbishop Laurent Mbanda has confirmed that Rwanda will be joining Nigeria and Uganda in declining to attend the 2020 Lambeth Conference unless the Archbishop of Canterbury includes all faithful bishops of the Communion, and declines to invite those who continue to accept the jurisdiction of Provinces which have stepped outside the boundaries of apostolic faith," wrote Nigerian Primate Nicholas Okoh in a letter to his GAFCON followers.

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December 02 2018 By dvirtue Liberal Episcopal Bishops Show their True Colors over Resolution B012

Bishop Probe wrote to say that LGBTQ people are God's beloved, made in the image of God, and are our beloved neighbors, friends, clergy and lay leaders of The Episcopal Church.

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November 26 2018 By dvirtue Wiccans now Outnumber Episcopalians in the U.S.

Experts believe that the explosion in the witch population is due to millennial women's embracing of new-age spirituality, mindfulness, meditation and yoga.

The Episcopal Church has embraced most of the above with the possible exception of Yoga because the average age of an Episcopalian is 65 and contorting one's body into strange and new positions is no longer possible.

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November 15 2018 By dvirtue ALBANY: Bishop Love's Last Stand

The official language requires same-sex marriage ceremonies to be held within all dioceses regardless of the will or conscience of the local bishop -- a "compromise" policy requires an objecting bishop to invite bishops from other dioceses to "provide pastoral support" to same-sex couples seeking to be civilly married in an Episcopal Church ceremony. Bishop Love objects to this. He won't invite another bishop. He won't cave.

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November 13 2018 By dvirtue THE EPISCOTAPE LETTERS

There is another option: satire and ridicule.

No one was better at doing this than the late C.S. Lewis in his marvelous volume The Screwtape Letters. It is incomparable, peerless writing.

Here is a quote that might well describe the state of the Episcopal Church today:

"Indeed, the safest road to Hell is the gradual one--the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts," ― C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

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November 12 2018 By dvirtue ALBANY: Episcopal bishop draws line in the sand and says no to trial rites in his diocese

Such rites were authorized by Resolution B012 of the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church last summer, but Bishop Love wrote in a pastoral letter to his diocese stating his refusal to live within Resolution B012 (Marriage Rites for the Whole Church). The resolution is scheduled to take effect on the first Advent of Sunday December 2, 2018.

In his pastoral letter, Love wrote of his opposition to the resolution both at General Convention and continuing until now;

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October 31 2018 By dvirtue The Episcopal and Roman Catholic Churches Intersect on Pansexuality with Devastating Consequences

Over time the Episcopal Church fully embraced not only homosexual and lesbian behavior, it embraced a staccato of sexualities - LGBTQI - that now defines the Church. Each successive general convention pushed the boundaries to pansexual acceptance.

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October 30 2018 By dvirtue DARIEN, CT: Connecticut Episcopal Bishop Seizes St. Paul's Building and Assets

Parish officials and church members say they are being prevented from rendering community outreach services to diverse, underserved populations in Stamford and Norwalk at a time of year when those services are needed most. They also say the action of the bishop stopped them from allowing use of their buildings to community groups. Access to parish records concerning important events in parishioners' lives are presently foreclosed, they say.

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October 29 2018 By dvirtue TEC to Consecrate Gender Fluid Grandpa to be Next Bishop of Newark

"I foresee a revival of epic proportions following this consecration. I have asked former Newark Bishop John Shelby Spong to preach the sermon, which we know will be filled with truth, love, joy, hope and expectation."

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