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By Philip DeVaul and Max Firesheets
When Max Firesheets decided to change their name, the people of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Cincinnati, Ohio, came together in solidarity and faithfulness. In the video Bold, Magnificent and True, Max Firesheets, in conversation with Philip DeVaul, describes their journey from uncertainty to joy.
By Nicole Foster
You wouldn’t think that hazing could be part of the process of taking holy orders, but unfortunately, it is. Nicole Foster explains what the term “apostolic hazing” means and what we can do about it.
By Maryann Philbrook
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with the Rev. Dan Scheid, Rector of St. Pauls Episcopal Church in downtown Flint, Michigan in a podcast, with accompanying discussion questions.
By Linda Buskirk
In Three Tips for Grant Writing, Linda Buskirk gives succinct advice for those who are trying to raise funds from foundations. Her three tips are designed to save you time and increase your grant writing efficacy.
By Annette Buchanan
In the wake of the recent overt racist actions by hate groups in Charlottesville, Virginia and other continued acts of injustice, the Church is obligated to live out its mission by speaking and acting to address justice issues within our communities. The question is what (or what more) can the Church do?
By Nancy Frausto
Nancy Frausto describes how this type of church perseveres against all odds because of people who are fiercely passionate about their church and neighborhood.
By Anna Olson
I want to be part of an Episcopal Church that doubles down on its commitment to being a church for all, right when that commitment is starting to look a lot riskier. Now is not the time to get complacent about how inclusive we are already.
By Richelle Thompson
I wanted, really wanted, to be a gracious winner, but maybe there’s greater opportunity for change if I can learn how to be a gracious loser.
By Linda Suzanne Borgen
These dialogues of faith often become the foundation for raising voices of advocacy.
By Greg Syler
Tuesday, Nov. 8 will be here soon, and one person will become our next President. What I’m praying for, right now, is the wisdom to face well the days after Election Day.