When you listen to your bishop’s Convention Address and think “more people need these words,” you ask permission to republish it on your blog…
When the bishop asked, “What does our diocese most need?” I answered with four words. Then I realized: nobody knew what I was talking about.
Spending a million dollars for renewal in the Episcopal Church is a drop in the bucket of the current budget, but leveraging the internet enables it to make a pretty big splash.
This is the fifth post in a series. You can read the first four posts here. In my last post, I shared some depressing data: my diocese of the Episcopal Church has not kept up with population growth. In the last hundred years or so, the Episcopal Church has gone from being about 1 in […]
This is the fourth post in a series. You can read the first three posts here. In my last post (shockingly long ago due to a death in the family, summer vacation for my children, and too many church-related engagements for me–sorry!), I described the way our diocese used to track affiliation data: in reference […]
This is the third post in a series. You can read the first two posts here. In my community of faith, once upon a time, we used to be better at attending to data than we are today. Here’s the evidence: This is an entry in the 1903 Convention Journal of the Episcopal Diocese of […]