In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Rosita Stevens-Holsey, the niece of Pauli Murray. They discuss Murray’s life, ministry, and the monumental contributions Murray made in advancing policy to bring justice to marginalized people. Listen in for the full conversation.
In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, 9th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. They discuss her favorite bible stories, her experiences serving as Bishop in the nation’s capital, and why she wrote her new book How We Learn to Be Brave: Decisive Moments in Life and Faith.
In theory, there should be a direct line between length of church membership and depth of Christian maturity but in reality, that has not been my experience. Christian maturity is understood as: having a vibrant relationship with God as Lord and friend, and a proficiency with the practices and tools of the faith.
God’s blessing helps to locate us, confirm us, energize us and even offer us coordinates back to blessing when we stray. Blessing is experienced as a reason to hope, communicated by a reliable source based on an ultimate truth.
Following a national conference on ways people of faith can work to end mass incarceration, Episcopalians gathered at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta to identify concrete actions to reduce the number of people harmed by our nation’s criminal justice system.
Jesus redeems John and the good he was doing before his arrest by turning lament into life. Injustice will be with us as long as there is humanity, the question is will we let it have the last word?