FILM: ‘The Soloist’ connects with humanity on L.A. streets By Donovan Jacobs

By Donovan Jacobs [Episcopal News Service] We live in troubled times – times where too many people both withdraw into themselves and ignore (even more than usual) the plight of those less fortunate. While it may fall short on some levels, the new film The Soloist deserves praise for confronting us with the danger of … Continue reading “FILM: ‘The Soloist’ connects with humanity on L.A. streets By Donovan Jacobs”

Hope and a ham: How a bet on a horse opened a world of change By Anne McConney

By Anne McConney [Episcopal Life] Editor’s note: With this column, Anne McConney retires from writing for Episcopal Life. We thank her for her wisdom and dedication. Back in the days before I was born, my family went through some bad times. They weren’t alone, of course. The Great Depression of the ’30s was raging over … Continue reading “Hope and a ham: How a bet on a horse opened a world of change By Anne McConney”

In God’s Image: A Theology of Creativity By Mark Bozzuti-Jones

By Mark Bozzuti-Jones Posted on Trinity News April 16, 2009 A Jesuit friend of mine used to say, “God created us in God’s own image and we turned around and returned the favor.” There is no limit to our ability to create and be creative as human beings, and God is forever in danger of … Continue reading “In God’s Image: A Theology of Creativity By Mark Bozzuti-Jones”

Archbishop of Canterbury: Easter Sermon – ‘Proof of the resurrection has to be lived, not argued’

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams reminds Christians that belief in God is about living in the reality of faith and the unselfish
life, and not about opinions or philosophical proofs. In his Easter sermon delivered at Canterbury Cathedral, Dr Williams
identifies St Paul as an early example of someone living the brave
reality of faith, putting … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury: Easter Sermon – ‘Proof of the resurrection has to be lived, not argued’”

Canadian Anglican serves dynamically in Uganda

By Ali Symons, General Synod Web Writer Full of hearty laughter, the Rev. Canon Paul Jeffries spoke to staff at the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office last week about his work as principal of Bishop McAllister College, Kyogyera in southwestern Uganda. The former Volunteer in Mission (VIM) from the Diocese of Fredericton is celebrating 10 … Continue reading “Canadian Anglican serves dynamically in Uganda”