July 26, 2016
- Fr. John Behr (front row, second from left) with his class of 72 students at St. Athanasius College.
Archpriest Dr. John Behr, Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary [SVOTS] here, recently returned from a three-week teaching assignment in Australia, where he offered an intensive course in Patristics, titled “The School...
July 23, 2016
Taiwan Church News
July 4 - 10, 2016
Walk Across Taiwan, Rogue Pastor Arthur Hollands Reaches Out To The Youth And The Addicted
Reported and Photographed by Lin Jia-jing
Carrying a 80 pounds cross on his shoulder, Rev. Arthur Hollands, a sixty-five-year-old Japanese pastor, launched a 15 days evangelical mission of Walk Across Taiwan on July 4th at the plaza...
July 21, 2016
“Our goal is to prepare newly ordained priests for the most challenging circumstances imaginable, and those certainly would include liturgically challenging situations,” remarked Archpriest Dr. John Behr, Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here. “That’s why we’re restructuring our music and liturgics courses for our Master of Divinity students—because we’re finding they sometimes end up in parishes with no...
July 20, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan, saying it has “caused yet more appalling suffering for the people of South Sudan.” Williams, speaking in his capacity as chair of the British ecumenical development agency Christian Aid, said that the country’s people “have, over the past two and a half years, endured the terrible consequences of a return to war and the bitter...
July 15, 2016
July 14, 2016
[Episcopal News Service –Seattle, Washington] The traffic might be flowing along Interstate 5 and seaplanes might be droning over Lake Union below St. Mark’s Cathedral, but when Carolyn White comes to the church’s kitchen garden the noise seems to drop away.
She knows it sounds funny to say but, despite the bustle of urban Seattle below, working in the garden “really is a quiet time for some...
July 13, 2016
The Rt. Rev. Edmond Lee Browning, 24th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, died July 11. His death is a loss to Integrity USA as an organization and to me personally. Bishop Browning’s stance that there would be no outcasts in The Episcopal Church was a costly position for him to take. He was criticized by those in our church who considered themselves to be of a more traditional bent. His ministry is summarized here:...
July 12, 2016
The Most Rev. Edmond Lee Browning, the 24th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (1986-1997), who was unwavering in his commitment to the vision of a more compassionate and inclusive church, died on July 11 at his home in Dee, Oregon. He was 87 years old.
In his acceptance speech after his election as presiding bishop in September 1985 at the Convention Center in Anaheim, California, Browning articulated the phrase...