The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has made and urgent appeal to Muslim faith leaders to stand with them in opposition to “tragic violence that is destroying our communities” particularly in Sudan, Nigeria and Egypt.
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists authority resists what God has appointed and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Romans 13:1-3a
… one of the reasons for the decline and continued decline of our Episcopal Church is a broken clergy deployment system. I think our church needs to examine this system. I want to pose this because I don’t hear anything about it in the discussions around the decline in membership of the Episcopal Church..