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Pray Then Get Your Hands Dirty
Although not comprehensive, this phrase is a reasonable summary of Jesus’ work in the Gospels. In his ministry of healing, Jesus spits and rubs dirt on the eyes of a blind man to restore sight. He kneels to wash the dust from the travel-weary feet of his disciples. He touches lepers to heal their skin lesions.
In many gospel stories, Jesus is ha…Read More »
As politicians and private citizens exchange heated words over immigration, many churches keep a cautious silence. Not Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis But how could they keep silent?
A strong voice of advocacy, the congregation chooses to engage around issues of immigration because they are a congregation that worships in more than one language, across cultures. For the …Read More »
“I just kept saying yes. The girls would bring an idea, and I’d say, ‘Ok, we can figure out how to make this work.’”
All Saints’ Austin has a long history of saying “yes.” 120 years ago, the second bishop of the Diocese of Texas, George Kinsolving, first said “yes” to the idea of a girls’ school on a plot land in the northwest corner of the University of Te…Read More »
Like many of the great Episcopal cathedrals, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, is blessed with a dynamic and visionary Dean, the Very Reverend Nathan LeRud. In describing his leadership, Canon for Cathedral Life, the Rev. Canon Julia McCray Goldsmith explains that “…his kerygma, his proclamation, and the quality of his preaching stand at the top of the…Read More »