Loving and Leaving a Church: An Interview with Barbara Melosh

Bearings Online Loving and Leaving a Church An Interview with Barbara Melosh January 17, 2019 By Susan Sink 4 Comments Barbara Melosh’s book Loving and Leaving a Church: A Pastor’s Journey tells the story of a second-career seminarian who arrived at her first pastorate with enthusiasm and high hopes. As she engages with the historical congregation … Continue reading “Loving and Leaving a Church: An Interview with Barbara Melosh”

Anglican Communion Secretary General honoured for Nigerian reconciliation ministry

Posted on: January 17, 2019  Photo Credit: All photos: Kaduna Peace Commission / Twitter The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has received the inaugural Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation 2019 Merit Award for Excellence in Promoting Religious Tolerance and Peace Building in Northern Nigeria. The award was one of five presented … Continue reading “Anglican Communion Secretary General honoured for Nigerian reconciliation ministry”

US churches raise money to buy ambulance, save Anglican hospital in West Bank city

By David Paulsen  St. Luke’s Hospital is a charity hospital in Nablus, West Bank, run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Photo: AFEDJ, from video [Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal congregation in the Diocese of Washington is rallying its parishioners and other churches behind an Anglican hospital thousands of miles away in the West Bank … Continue reading “US churches raise money to buy ambulance, save Anglican hospital in West Bank city”

Theology in Uncertain Times

Theology in Uncertain Times An Interview with Bonhoeffer Scholar Victoria J. Barnett July 17, 2018 By Collegeville Institute Victoria J. Barnett is a scholar who has served as a general editor of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, the English translation series of the theologian’s complete works, published by Fortress Press. She is the author of For the … Continue reading “Theology in Uncertain Times”

Disillusionment and the Divine: A Review of The Dangers of Spiritual Practice

Disillusionment and the Divine A Review of The Dangers of Spiritual Practice January 10, 2019 By Amy Peterson The Dangers of Christian Practice: On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin By Lauren F. Winner Reviewed by Amy Peterson Yale University Press, 2018, 240 pp. When Lauren Winner’s second book, Mudhouse Sabbath, was published in 2003, … Continue reading “Disillusionment and the Divine: A Review of The Dangers of Spiritual Practice”