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Anglican Consultative Council’s Safe Church Commission Gives Grounds for Hope

One of the disappointing things about many progressive churches, including The Episcopal Church (of which I am a member), is that they largely ignore abuse within the church that doesn’t involve sex, drugs, violence, or mayhem. That is unfortunate, for … Continue reading

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Dear Church: Ten Things I Hate About You

Okay, so right about now, you probably think I’m a millennial. The reality is far different. I’m a cradle Episcopalian, active in my church and community, and I love the people in my church. I’m also in my 50’s — … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Having a Healthy Church

Abraham Lincoln once said that most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. And the same is true for churches–most are about as healthy as they make up their minds to be. Over the … Continue reading

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