“To banish all strange and erroneous doctrine” is a phrase that comes directly from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and its ordinal service for ordaining deacons and priests and consecrating Bishops. It is part of the charge given one who is consecrated to serve as a bishop in those Churches in the Anglican...Read more
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Today we completed another Rector’s Summit for Vision and Planning (RSVP), this time held in Concord, MA. The American Anglican Council and LeaderWorks hosted and developed the 4-day rector’s retreat. This is our third RSVP gathering. As you can see from the photos, we had a lively and engaged group of Rectors! Our purpose at...Read more
This week the American Anglican Council (AAC) hosted two important gatherings of denominational leaders, heads of mission societies, and…Anglican Lawyers (oh my)! Our purpose and calling is to help the Church (not just Anglicans, but those with whom we find “Common Ground” in Christ) to become the salt and light (Matthew 5:13-16) Jesus calls us...Read more
This has been a very interesting week in the life of the Anglican Communion and the life of the Anglican Church in North America. I have been hearing from many people who are disappointed by the outcome of the Canterbury Primates meeting just concluded and its Communique. As I wrote recently, the final Communique...Read more
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