Equipping and Empowering the Laity for the Mission of the Church

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) No greater gift could ever be given at Christmas or any other time, than that which God the Father gave the world that very first Christmas – the gift …

His Name is Jesus

Lent 2018 During a recent ecumenical/inter-faith service, I found myself getting very frustrated when two top Christian leaders in the community seemed unable or unwilling to pray in the name of Jesus Christ, while offering a prayer and asking God’s blessing on the people gathered for the service.  I was amazed at how much creativity …

Letter from Bishop Love Regarding Presiding Bishop’s restrictions on Love’s Ministry

Please find Bishop Love’s letter to the Diocese concerning the Presiding Bishop’s partial restriction on Bishop Love’s ministry as Bishop of Albany. Here is the full text of the Presiding Bishop’s letter which includes Bishop Love’s November 2018 Pastoral Letter to the Diocese.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, k As Christmas approaches, I find myself thinking about the journey Mary and Joseph found themselves on — starting with Mary’s visitation by the Angel Gabriel in which he told her that she “had found favor with God,” and that “the Holy Spirit would come upon her” and that …

Message Following General Convention

A Message From Bishop Love Concerning the 79th General Convention July 18, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As most of you are well aware, the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church ended this past Friday afternoon, July 13th in Austin, Texas. While it officially began on July 5th, in actuality, it started …