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Inter-Religious Council at Emory by Clare Reid

If you know anything about me, you’ll know that I was ridiculously involved with the Episcopal Church community when I was in high school. I went to seven Happenings, was Rector of Happening 63, a member of the Happening Steering Committee, I was on the Youth...

God Story

Most folks have a God story. Most are reluctant to tell theirs for fear of seeming weak-minded or childish. Yet, we have them. The Resurrection of Jesus is a God story. It will never be more than that. It will always shake hands with doubt. Still, that God did the...

Unlocked

After Jesus is raised, he attacks locked doors and fear with peace. His friends hid behind locked doors. “…they were locked because of fear.” If Christ is Risen in us, then the locked doors we hide behind will be unlocking. Great faith and fear...

Easter Sunday

Easter is like our annual spiritual checkup. A check-in. God is radically active in the world, even athletic: Healing. Unbinding. Defying logic. Of that there is no doubt. The question lies with us. Is our heart still supple? Is our imagination still limber like when...

Emmaus House Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Emmaus House’s 50-year anniversary gala “Forward from 50” is taking place on May 7. The event will feature special guests including Bishop Robert Wright and Dr. Beth-Sarah Wright, with bluegrass music by The Parson’s Pickers.  Click here to RVSP and...

After Words

After Jesus spoke he acted. There’s no idleness to his speech. His prayers climaxed with action not amen. This is what we celebrate on the Friday we call Good. His blood sacrifice makes this Friday more memorable than any other Friday, nothing else. Intimacy with God...

Bishop Wright Teaches COURSE: Courage in an Anxious World

During the weekend of May 16-18, 2017, the Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright will be leading a course at Sewanee University’s School of Theology on strategies between the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth and today’s leadership practice. With the church facing decreasing...