From the beginning of his administration, President Bush has pushed for more aid to Africa. Motivated perhaps by his deeply felt Christian faith (relieving poverty in Africa has become a major charitable push among evangelicals), the president has pressed for greater aid to Africa across the board.
“Right after the vote, everyone who disagreed with Robinson’s election was all over the media, protesting, holding press conferences. Those who agreed kept saying ‘no comment, no comment.’ The church, as a whole, had no story to tell. Interest groups and individuals had stories. Those who were mad at the church had a story. But the church had no story.”
One of the peculiarities of life in the Anglican Communion is that the statements of American bishops often receive greater attention from London newspapers than
If you haven’t visited our Online Advent Calendar yet, let Roy Barber, a music and drama teacher at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland introduce you to the calendar and to the program in the first video on The Lead today. And if you haven’t had a chance to meet the youth of Bokamoso, click on the second video and listen to Mapitso Kinamela tell her story.
Lots of people these days are seeking recollection, writing books about it, urging us to do it. It seems like a nice idea all right—until you try it. What a lot of the books don’t tell you about is the terror. To know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge may mean not knowing much of anything else.