Putting the Fire in the Fireplace: Anglicanism and the Holy Spirit

Posted on May 31, 2019

A fireplace exists to hold a fire. Without fire, a fireplace merely becomes a cold ornamental shell. Likewise, a fire without a fireplace can easily become wildfire having no container. The Anglican tradition is kind of like a fireplace that is meant to provide a structure or a foundation for a lively faith that allows…

Whatever happened to the Anglican Via Media?

Posted on January 30, 2018

Reclaiming the Via Media The Via Media stands as one of Anglicanism’s greatest gifts to the world. However, as I view the North America context, it seems that much of Anglicanism here has lost its Via Media lately. Too often contemporary Anglicanism feels politicized and polarizing, leaving little room for those of us in the middle, but as we look…