Articles from August 2015
The Rev. Jack Grubbs serves in the inner-city of Baltimore with the Rev. Jay Baylor at Apostles in the City, an Anglican Mission in the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic. Read his recent article of his experiences participating in two recent prayer vigils as Christians gather to pray for healing of their city.
Last month, Meg and I had the privilege of going with a team from our diocese to Africa to lead a healing retreat for pastors who serve in some of the most conflicted areas of the continent, places we have read about in our news reports.
Like a llama, church leadership can be a strange animal. It is a wonderful blend of exhortation, encouragement, and perseverance...Yet the truth remains: the incarnational nature of our faith intricately ties who we are into what we do.
“Long before Church of the Good Shepherd was even an idea in my heart and mind, I had a strong sense of Jesus’ compassion for the shepherd-less people of Lynchburg,” said Tim Brophy, rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
We been a strong advocate for life. In fact, it important enough for the church to include a statement in support of life in its founding documents. We are called to promote and respect the sanctity of every human life.