A call to discipleship

By Mark MacDonald May 16, 2019 This column has often had the theme of decolonization and the process of becoming a post-colonial church, though only rarely naming it that directly. It is a theme that, I have found, gets mixed reactions. At times, there is confusion, as it is hard for many of us to imagine a church … Continue reading “A call to discipleship”

Anglican Consultative Council’s 17th meeting gets underway with cathedral Eucharist service

Posted on: April 29, 2019  Archbishop Paul Kwong presides at a Eucharist service held to mark the official opening of ACC-17 in St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong Photo Credit: ACNS The opening Eucharist of the 17th Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-17) included what one observer described as “a fascinating mixture of sounds”. Among them was the … Continue reading “Anglican Consultative Council’s 17th meeting gets underway with cathedral Eucharist service”

Why all the fuss about Discipleship?

The Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer 08 April 2019  The Director for Theological Education at the Anglican Communion Office, the Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer, unpacks Intentional Discipleship. The Season of Intentional Discipleship is a movement taking hold in many dioceses of the Anglican Communion. A recent report on the movement, Intentional Discipleship and Disciple-Making (ACC 2016), describes … Continue reading “Why all the fuss about Discipleship?”

Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business

Image courtesy of Episcopal Church in Connecticut FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   The Episcopal bishop of Connecticut says his role is prodding, challenging, inviting and encouraging the faithful to ask the question, “What is God up to in the neighborhood?” Tuesday, December 11, 2018 As bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas … Continue reading “Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business”

Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen

Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen December 24, 2017 By Collegeville Institute As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, Bearings Online is highlighting profiles of persons closely associated with Collegeville Institute’s history—that great cloud of witnesses who have accompanied us since 1967, and will journey with us into the future. Henri J. M. Nouwen was … Continue reading “Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen”