Official Diocesan Blog

Touching the Untouchables in Nepal

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By Christine Jones

Can you imagine being raised believing God is not for you because you were born into a lower societal station? “Because of the caste system, there is the belief that they do not deserve the life that God desires for them to have,” says Rev. Lewis Lew.

Developing the Craft of Discipleship

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The Greek word for “disciple” means “learner.” But, what kind of learning is involved in being a disciple of Jesus? Is it the kind of learning whose focus is knowing about a subject (for example, math or world history) and ends up with a clear understanding of ideas (and maybe class notes and academic degrees)?

A Letter about Women's Ordination & Conclave from Bishop Jim Hobby

Dear People of God,

Thank you for your prayers for the bishops of the Anglican Church in North America as we met in conclave last week to discuss the ordination of women in light of the report of the Task Force on Holy Orders. I believe that the Lord heard your prayers and allowed us to find a way forward together as a province.

Mama's Musings: Health for One is Health for All

By the Rev. Shari Hobby

“The body does not consist of one member but of many. . . If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.” 1 Corinthians 12: 14, 26