The Gospel isn’t Good News if Stomachs are Groaning.

I am becoming more and more convinced that our particular American understanding of evangelism, an evangelism that is all about the growth of a congregation, the “winning over converts” to our particular brand of faith, filling the pews and the church coffers, it isn’t what Jesus had in mind for his good news.

Bishop Curry, the Royal Wedding, and the Jesus Movement

News broke late last week that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have invited The Most Rev. Michael Curry, 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, to preach at their wedding. The ceremony will be broadcast across the globe early Saturday morning. Episcopalians are notably excited, looking forward to hearing the preacher who calls himself leaderContinue reading “Bishop Curry, the Royal Wedding, and the Jesus Movement”

Episcopal Evangelism: The Jesus Movement Needs Fishers for People

The Jesus movement needs leaders who will reach out, build community, help to stitch people into the kind of relationships where they can hear the words: “you are valued, you matter, you are loved.” That message is truly the good news God has.