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Forward in Faith on the Move

Forward in Faith on the Move

By Auburn Traycik, President of the Foundation for Christian Theology and a journalist in Washington DC. For the bishops, priests, and laypersons at the 24th annual assembly of Forward in Faith, North America (FiFNA) here July 11-13, it was – more decidedly than ever before – not about where they’ve been, but about where they’re [...]

In The News

In The News

FiFNA Assembly: Forward in Faith North America held its annual Assembly in Belleville, Illinois, in July this year. The event was attended by over 130 persons and focused on the Sacrament of the Altar. Joseph Warren, age 96, was awarded the St. Stephen’s prize for distinguished service and ministry. Congratulations Joseph! See pages 6-11 for [...]

Shamscendence

Shamscendence

By David Corey, Professor of Political Philosophy at Baylor University. A shortened version of this article appeared in firstthings.com and is republished with permission. The Episcopal Church is in sharp decline. According to its own statistics, the past decade has seen a 32% decline in confirmations, a 36% decline in child baptisms, a 40% [...]

The Episcopal Church Boldly Goes…

The Episcopal Church Boldly Goes…

By Fr. Michael Heidt, Editor The 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, one of the largest bi-cameral legislative bodies in the world, is over. What did it achieve? The church’s leader, Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, gave the world a clue in her sermon at the event’s opening Eucharist. “We must boldly go,” she [...]

A Mad Old Aunt?

A Mad Old Aunt?

By Fr. Will Brown, Rector of Holy Cross, Dallas At its triennial General Convention, which concluded July 12, the Episcopal Church significantly increased its distance from mainstream Christianity and its own parent body, the global Anglican Communion. Two resolutions, D019 and D002, which endorse transsexualism in the life of the church [...]