You are here

VOL Exclusive
September 24 2018 By dvirtue Once thriving Episcopal parishes fade into history on a yearly basis

In 1955, ten years after the close of World War II -- a mere two years after St. David's was founded as a daughter church to All Saints in Lakeland -- there were 8,053 parishes and missions in the church. But, by the mid-20th century, during the midst of the massive post war baby boom, the number of Episcopal congregations was steadily falling.

Read more
September 20 2018 By dvirtue Anglican Communion Leaders Declare War on Climate Change, ignore Life-changing Gospel message

The "creation" letters come in response to an appeal by the Archbishop of Canterbury to his fellow Primates to set out what "the care for God's creation" means in their Provinces as well as what they wanted to say to the wider Anglican Communion about "the care for our common home."

Read more
September 19 2018 By dvirtue New Hampshire attorney general steps in to oversee St. Paul's School

Most recently, the Episcopal School has not been able to shed the stigma of older predatory upperclassmen preying on younger female students in games of sexual conquest. The 2014 scandal has resulted in an 18-year-old graduate being tried for aggravated felonious assault, sexual assault and the child endangerment of a 15-year-old freshman.

Read more
September 12 2018 By dvirtue GAFCON Chairman Blasts Welby, says Communion is Broken and Scattered

The Nigerian Primate said in his September letter to followers, that the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) is now recognized as a province by the majority of the Anglican Communion and this pattern is being repeated as persecuted Anglicans in Brazil formed the Anglican Church of Brazil in May of this year with the endorsement of the GAFCON Primates Council.

Okoh blasted the Episcopal Church for spending $60 million on aggressive litigation.

Read more
September 11 2018 By dvirtue The Silence of the Episcopal Bishops: Why is Presiding Bishop Curry & his HOB Silent on Catholic Sexual Abuse?

But the irony is deep and overwhelming; the leftist media and politicians are blowing the lid right off the Church's homosexual subculture, heretofore their fellow travelers in the pansexual movement!

One Catholic priest who gets it said this; "God will use the government as a scourge to reform the Church."

Read more
September 07 2018 By dvirtue Maryland Episcopal Bishop Pushes Progressive Christianity

The conversation as it was called was held on the campus of Pennsylvania, Chautauqua. It concluded a nine-week series, which saw interfaith advocates from numerous faith traditions. Sutton represented progressive Christianity.

VOL took a hard look at what he had to say and we concluded the following.

SUTTON: "A progressive religion has a bit of humility."

Read more
September 05 2018 By dvirtue Are we seeing the end of institutional Christianity in America?

The Roman Catholic Church faces a critical moment in its history not seen since the Reformation. It is a Borgia pope moment with hundreds of priests sexually abusing thousands of mostly young men. The tip of the homosexual iceberg was revealed in Pennsylvania recently. Forty-nine other state attorneys general could open investigations on priestly sexual abuse, effectively bankrupting the Church with lawsuits.

Read more
September 05 2018 By dvirtue Church of England Appoints Lesbian in Partnered Relationship to head Interim Director of Ministry

The Church of England's current position is that marriage is between a man and a woman, however it has also maintained the position that it supports celibate same-sex relationships including civil partnership.

Read more
August 29 2018 By dvirtue Communion Partner Bishops hold Low-Key Clergy Recruiting Event

A blurb at the website reads; "Anyone who is interested in thinking about and celebrating ordained ministry; for any who have a burden for proclaiming Christ to a lost and broken world in need of healing and redemption. This conference was conceived as a place to have a conversation about what this looks like in the Anglican tradition, and to give missional, Gospel-burdened young adults a space in which to reflect on their vocation, i.e. calling."

Read more
August 25 2018 By dvirtue Episcopal Church continues downward slide; sheds additional members in 2017

The Fast Fact domestic stats for 2017 released this week, showed The Episcopal Church continuing its downward trend both in baptized membership and average Sunday attendance.

Between 2016-2017, there were 26 fewer reporting congregations. In 2016, there were 6,476 functioning churches; in 2017, only 6,447, a drop of 29 churches. Ten years ago, in 2008, there were 6,964 parishes and missions; by 2013, the number of churches had dropped to 6,622.

Read more

Pages

Contact

Prayer Book Alliance
Trinity School for Ministry

Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee

Drink Coffee

Do Good

Sustainable Ministry

Coffee, Community, Social Justice

DrinkCoffeeDoGood.com

Go To Top