“My people have committed two sins: they have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” Jeremiah 2:13The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Communion Office are claiming that the sanctions or “consequences” imposed on The Episcopal Church (TEC) in January of 2016 have...
GlobalView from Bishop Bill Atwood The internet age is fascinating. Of course there is the dark, down side of things (but I avoid that by using care in “clicking”!), but there are lots of “features” that were not available to everyday people even a decade ago. I’ve just returned from traveling in Asia, Africa, and Australia. While I...Read more
For the last week I have been digesting the “Report from the House of Bishops on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations,” known by its shorthand as GS (General Synod) 2055. This “Report” was a document prepared by the Church of England’s Bishops and presented to the Church’s General Synod last...Read more
GlobalView from Bishop Bill Atwood Recently, I’ve been traveling through Asia. For security reasons, I won’t mention which countries I’ve visited because there are many places where evangelism is illegal and conversion is a crime. I don’t want to run the risk of authorities (or radicals) putting 2 and 2 together and heaping additional persecution on...Read more