ACNA SSA Controversy

The ACNA is in a considerable controversy over identity and sexuality, which has now become an international issue. At issue is a statement by the College of Bishops, which was contradicted later by Bishop Todd Hunter in a pastoral guidance...

Spiritual Communion as past and future experience.

[We] must affirm Christ's objective presence in the Eucharist, and must maintain that “Spiritual Communion” is not the same as the Eucharist. We can understand liturgical contemplation and “Spiritual Communion” as receiving the grace of the Holy...

How John Stott Prepares a Sermon

I. Choose your text It is best to rely on expository book studies for the steady diet of your people, because this ensures they will get "the whole counsel of God." However, the following may be occasions for special sermons: a. Special calendar...

ACNA Altar Book

The Draft of the ACNA Altar Book is out, and some are raising concern about it, to which the editor gave a great reply (below): PDF is here, for reference in case portions are omitted.1 BEN JEFFERIES: Dear Robert — As the Editor of the Altar...

Sanity of Bishops

Old Russian joke (as told by an OCA bishop): If a young man has a good voice and good mind they make him a deacon. When he loses his voice they make him priest. And when he loses his mind... (via)