Mission communication and “white narrator complex”

By Naomi Steinberg 24 April 2019  The Head of Communications at the Anglican mission agency Church Mission Society (CMS), Naomi Steinberg, reflects on the dangers of a colonialist approach to western reporting of global missions.   Back in February, two things happened simultaneously yet coincidentally. The first was that we at the Church Mission Society published … Continue reading “Mission communication and “white narrator complex””

When God settles the waters

By Matthew Townsend April 24, 2019 Before moving to Canada, I lived in Rochester, New York, where I worshipped at a Lutheran-Episcopal church plant. The congregation, which sat in a circle, began every service with a simple chant from Psalm 46: “Be still and know that I am God.” The chant served as a reminder, … Continue reading “When God settles the waters”

‘The eyes of our faith’

By Fred Hiltz April 17, 2019 O God, Your Son made himself known to his disciples In the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, That we may see him in his redeeming work, Who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever. —Book of Alternative … Continue reading “‘The eyes of our faith’”

“Christ is risen! Earth and heaven never more shall be the same.”

  Images via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ_in_Glory_in_the_Tetramorph and http://www.stmatthewsnorthampton.org.uk/latest_news_article_57.shtml “Christ is risen! Earth and heaven never more shall be the same.” By Fred Hiltz, Archbishop and Primate on April 17, 2019 Facebook Twitter email Last week I invited you to pray the Litany of Reconciliation offered daily within the ruins of the medieval cathedral in Coventry.  Lying completely open … Continue reading ““Christ is risen! Earth and heaven never more shall be the same.””

Evangelically-raised students ‘come home’ to Anglican tradition

By Tali Folkins April 15, 2019 Note: In a companion piece to this article, the three current and recent theological students cited below talk about why they aspire to the priesthood in a time of uncertainty for the church. When the Anglican Journal spoke with Christine Ivy, Tom Hubschmid and Caleb Upton, it became apparent … Continue reading “Evangelically-raised students ‘come home’ to Anglican tradition”