“I recently had the opportunity to reflect on the liturgy for Holy Baptism in the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. [It contains] a Christian ethic of values and living. What do we do each day that contributes to each of these five commitments?”
My reflections to a Systematic Theology essay prompt: One answer to this question is that we read the Bible in worship because it is a
“For seekers hoping to strengthen their relationship with God and feel God’s presence in their lives, inviting them (one and all) to participate in the Banquet of the Kingdom through experiencing God’s presence in Holy Communion is, in my view, a natural expression of Jesus’ message and invitation to the Kingdom.”
How wide or narrow is the scope of what is considered to be the “Doctrine” held by the Church? When does a difference of interpretation of the Creeds become heresy and who gets to decide? And why do they get to be the ones to decide?
“As you learn more and more how God works, you will learn how to do your work.” (Colossians 1:10 MSG) I recently finished my first semester at
“In the Episcopal Church, priests take vows to follow the counsel of their bishops and to live and teach the doctrines of the Church BUT are also called to help people live into the life and teachings of Jesus who was anything but deferential to institutional religious authority.”