Monthly Archives: September 2011

I agree with this devoted Republican leader.

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Seminary Presidents

Mark Ramseth of Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio speaks to the Conference of Bishops. All eight seminary presidents are here. A lot has changed since the 1995 Study of Theological Education. Rising debt loads. The rise of distributed education. … Continue reading

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David Brooks quote

“When you are confronted by a complex, emergent problem, don’t try to pick out the one lever that is the key to the whole thing. There is no one lever. Instead, try to reform whole institutions and hope that by … Continue reading

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Episcopal Bishop

ECUSA Bishop Katharine Jefforts Schori The Episcopal Presiding Bishop sole this morning to the ELCA Conference d Bishops… “The Episcopal Church is present in 15 countries besides the United States… We are multilingual, multinational and multicultural…” “We are in full … Continue reading

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Do all things without murmuring and arguing, so that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine like stars in the world. Phil. 2:14-15

Bishop Jim Mauney leads worship on Philippians 2 (above) and 3 (below) at the fall meeting of the Conference of Bishops. “Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh! For it is … Continue reading

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Celeste

This from Pastor Kim at Our Savior’s Baton Rouge. Babble: A New Generation of Parents WINNER ★ EDUCATION Celeste Goodwin Celeste’s son lived for four years with undiagnosed hypertension, and, at the fragile age of five, underwent an auto kidney … Continue reading

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מִיכָאֵל

Today is the feast of St. Michael and All Angels, a day near and dear to my heart. Not just my saint day, it is the day I was installed as bishop. I am thankful to Robert Moore, Albert LeDoux, … Continue reading

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forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. Phil. 3:13b-14

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Isaiah’s Vineyard Song

Let me sing for my beloved my love-song concerning his vineyard: My beloved had a vineyard on a very fertile hill. He dug it and cleared it of stones, and planted it with choice vines; he built a watch-tower in … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on attending church

“I very much disliked their hymns, which I considered to be fifth-rate poems set to sixth-rate music. But as I went on, I saw the great merit of it all… and gradually my conceit began peeling off. I realized that … Continue reading

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