Thursday, October 19, 2006

A focus on mission

Fr. Andrew Gerns, of the Diocese of Bethlehem, PA, blogs about their recent convention...

It has been said that Episcopalians would much rather do most anything that work at real mission. It is easy to confuse hot debate on a convention floor for work. Most of the political maneuverings on the national and international levels over sex, rites and rock’n’roll are the clearest examples of how easily and how costly our distractibility can be. So it should not surprise us that a commission interested in peace, non-violence and reconciliation could distract us as well. Since we are not surprised, we can anticipate and do better next time.

Read the interesting and entire entry here.

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