Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level

  By Susan Little via The Niagara Anglican The Council of General Synod (CoGS) began with the conclusion of General Synod 2016 in Toronto and ends in Vancouver this summer.  CoGS carries on the work between General Synods.  I was privileged to serve throughout this three-year span (2016-2019), called “The Triennium”. Listening and discerning God’s … Continue reading “Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level”

‘God just places the call on your heart’: Theology students aspire to an uncertain future

By Tali Folkins April 15, 2019 Note: Ivy, Hubschmid and Upton, none of whom were raised as Anglicans, explain what brought them to Anglicanism in a companion piece to this article.  Hearing the call in a secular age Christine Ivy always knew that becoming a priest would mean uncertain career prospects. But she began to … Continue reading “‘God just places the call on your heart’: Theology students aspire to an uncertain future”

Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Finding the right tool isn’t the answer to communicating online. Social media has to have the tenor of human conversation to be effective, says Joshua Benton. Monday, October 26, 2009 The start of a social media strategy should be the question, “What is it that our audience needs that we can provide?” said Joshua … Continue reading “Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media”

A layman serves people in poverty — and offers them shelter from the storm

Randy Evans at the meal and service he offers to people who are poor on the waterfront in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photos by Alex Maness By  Yonat Shimron Journalist FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   When Hurricane Florence pounded the North Carolina coast, Randy Evans opened his home to people living outdoors. That act of hospitality exemplifies his ministry, … Continue reading “A layman serves people in poverty — and offers them shelter from the storm”

I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story

    I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story   Martha Tatarnic March 25,2019   CONTENT WARNING: The following content mentions eating disorder symptoms and may be triggering for some individuals — please read with caution. I had an eating disorder. I was in my early twenties and thought I had won … Continue reading “I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story”