The Church of England has released a report on the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) that “recognizes(s) and affirm(s) the desire of those who have formed the Anglican Church in North America to remain within the Anglican family.”
Carl M. Cannon analyzes the current state of religion in America, exploring the rise of secularism and the diversity of American religion. He says:
What’s actually happening in the field of religion is that Americans are racing off in several different directions at once. It’s true that the ranks of atheists and agnostics are growing, but it’s also true that within Christianity, the staid, mainstream denominations are stagnating while evangelical congregations are exploding.
Kae Am discusses the need to “reclaim a narrative of celibacy,” arguing (curiously, we might add) that the main reason to pursue celibacy is to maintain full control and authority over our own bodies. A strangely individualistic and materialistic argument coming from an apparently Christian author.
Tina Beattle, writing in The Guardian, explains how Thomas Aquinas speaks to our current age.
Former Megadeath bassist David Ellefson has become a seminarian — and started a music ministry called MEGA Life.