Andrew Gerns has been posting a whole series of thoughtful notes on what is happening at the moment in the Anglican Communion. His reflection on the events of the weekend, with a number of parishes in Virginia deciding to act in a congregational manner and throw off the yoke of a Bishop they no longer respect is right on:
“It is a sad day for the church. We are witnessing estrangement seeking to over come unity, doubt overshadowing faith, and fear leading over faith. We are watching Christians throw down what had been raised up, and work their will over God’s plan of salvation. It did not have to be this way. Many people offered these folks alternative roads.
But what they want is a new denomination with a new kind of Anglicanism. So perhaps this day was inevitable.”
Read the rest here: The Great Re-arrangement Has Begun
(Via andrew plus.)