TREC has offered us a prophetic message: we have not thought strategically and allocated assets effectively to serve God’s mission today. If we ignore it, we will endure the consequences.
This week in the Episcopal blogosphere, many posts are being written in response to the TREC report. I’m probably going to write one myself fairly soon. Before I do, it seemed important to figure out exactly what the report recommends. And since I’m a blogger, I thought I’d share. Not everybody is going to wade […]
This post has a backstory. In response to the recent Letter from TREC, I wrote a post in response to the Acts 8 Blogforce Scramble. I thought I was alone in my concerns until I noticed that Tom Ehrich had written something along similar lines for the Religion News Service. When I thanked him for […]
Do you wonder what will happen if your church can’t manage to keep its building? Here’s a great option I recently discovered through the Rev. Gail Irwin. What a story! At the beginning a church member says, “We couldn’t afford the building anymore. We’re all getting old, we can’t take care of it.” At the […]
The Task Force to Reimagine the Episcopal Church’s letter outlining their proposals does not go far enough to free the church for the conversation we must have about the Holy Spirit’s call to us.