“But, What About the Riots and Lawlessness?”

I commend the entire interview series that Ed Stetzer recently did with Esau McCaulley. Among many highlights, I appreciate McCaulley’s following answer to the question of negotiating the differences between protests and riots. Again, read the whole interview and series, but here’s a key section related to concern about rioting and lawlessness: [Ed Stetzer] We… Continue reading “But, What About the Riots and Lawlessness?”

Why is the word “systemic” a flashpoint for certain Christians?

Certainly, the Bible has much to say about individual sin and redemption. But (1) focusing on “systemic” issues doesn’t need to negate a focus on “individual” issues. In fact, a focus on “systemic racism” actually exerts a lot of pressure to evaluate people individually, and not on the basis of their race—as long as we… Continue reading Why is the word “systemic” a flashpoint for certain Christians?

A Letter to Fellow ACNA Clergy: On Anti-Racism and a More Diverse and Just Anglicanism

NOTE: As is our policy with all Anglican Compass content, we ask that you please submit a request before republishing content. Following the lead of bishops Jim Hobby, Todd Hunter, Stewart Ruch III, and Steve Wood, who recently wrote in response to the death of George Floyd, which gained support from a number of other… Continue reading A Letter to Fellow ACNA Clergy: On Anti-Racism and a More Diverse and Just Anglicanism

Don’t Stir the Pot?

I’m pondering the “don’t stir the pot” reaction that reliably happens every time we publish something on women’s ordination—most especially anything in favor of women’s ordination—over at Anglican Compass, where I’m the Managing Editor. (Note: This post is not a subtweet of anyone in particular. It’s just me thinking out loud about a phenomenon that… Continue reading Don’t Stir the Pot?

The Altar and the Arena: What Slaves and Martyrs Have to Teach Us About Women’s Ordination

Editor’s Note: The piece below represents the opinion of the author. Anglican Compass does not take a site-wide position for or against women’s ordination. We do, however, require both clarity and charity. We ask that your responses to it do so as well. Over the past several months, readers of Anglican Compass have engaged with… Continue reading The Altar and the Arena: What Slaves and Martyrs Have to Teach Us About Women’s Ordination