Seeing the fungus through the trees

By Jeffrey Metcalfe August 16, 2018 Photo: ChWeiss/Shutterstock I’ve always disliked church structures, an antipathy I credit to that potentially most monstrous of church creatures: the committee. Having grown up in a church community in which every conceivable task gave rise to a committee—from worship, to carpet cleaning, to selecting members to be on church … Continue reading “Seeing the fungus through the trees”

Every Day

  By The Revd Laura Marie Piotrowicz 13 August 2018  What should Christians do in response to the global criminal industry of human trafficking? The Revd Laura Marie Piotrowicz, Rector of St John’s, Port Dalhousie, in Canada, explores the issue.   In March, I was honoured to be part of the Anglican Communion delegation to … Continue reading “Every Day”

The importance of youth ministry in the life of the Church

  By Kaitlyn Hyde 10 August 2018  To mark International Youth Day on Sunday (12 August), Kaitlyn Hyde, who works with her husband Daniel in the Youth Ministry Team for the US-based Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Albany, reflects on the importance of Youth Ministry. I cannot speak for God, for all the Anglican Communion, or … Continue reading “The importance of youth ministry in the life of the Church”

Does the Body of Christ Include Trump Supporters?

By Martha Tatarnic  Does the Body of Christ Include Trump Supporters? Tolerance, Division and the Book of Life I love arguing politics. I enjoy hearing fiercely held and thoughtful beliefs that stand in opposition to my own. Some of my most valued and trusted friendships are with people who position themselves on a very different place … Continue reading “Does the Body of Christ Include Trump Supporters?”

How Millennials Have Changed the Way We Give

By Peter J. Misiaszek Director of Stewardship Develoment for the Anglican Diocese of Toronto How Millennials Have Changed the Way We Give How do we respond to the change that Millennials are bringing to the church? Assuming that they want to be members of our church, some interesting considerations must be taken into account. We are … Continue reading “How Millennials Have Changed the Way We Give”