Thank you Bishop, and Good-bye

Posted on May 24, 2016

Ten years ago Fran and I flew to Orlando to say some words to my former bishop, Donis Patterson.  We had not been friends, but when I had heard that his health was failing I felt we had to go to see him. To thank him. In 1985 he appointed me as ‘Missioner’ of the diocese and sent me…

Why Bishops?

Posted on April 20, 2015

The Anglicans were one of the few reformational churches that retained Bishops as biblical and historical. Most of the other groups, in our humble opinion, threw the Bishops out with the bathwater. We feel like that was a mistake. Here’s why. First, because of history. In Paul’s Epistles we find that there were presbyters (elders)…