My own bishop, Kirk Smith has posted his thoughts on the ways we might think about the implications of who and who has not been invited to Lambeth in 2008.
He begins with in a way that got all of our attention:
“On Tuesday I picked up some old friends at the airport. They were all members of the ‘Baby Bishop’s School’ class that I had attended right after I was consecrated. We had bonded so well that when the formal instruction was over, we decided to keep meeting on our own for mutual support and learning. Just before I picked them up, I received an email from London informing me that the Archbishop of Canterbury had invited me to the Lambeth Conference of 2008. One of the bishops I met at the airport, Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, had just been informed that he was not invited.”
Read the rest of the article here.