Interfaith day camp builds bridge to peace

Kids4Peace, (K4P) a grassroots interfaith youth movement dedicated to ending conflict and inspiring hope in Jerusalem and other divided societies around the world, brings together children from the Christian, J...

Models of leadership

A leader is defined by BusinessDictionary.com as A person or thing that holds a dominant or superior position within its field, and is able to exercise a high degree of control or influence over others. I...

Emerging leaders

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Bishop Thomas E. Breidenthal ordained Gene Alan (AJ) Stack, Jr. and Jennifer Lee Oldstone-Moore to the Sacred Order of priests during a celebration of Holy Eucharist at Christ Church ...

The Diaconate: A call to leadership

When one looks at the clergy structure of the Episcopal Church, it appears that there is an inherent chain of command: bishop → presbyter → deacon. This could give the perception that vocational deacons are ecc...

Everyone can lead

The story of Moses reminds us that God uses flawed, fearful and reluctant people as leaders in God’s kingdom. When God calls Moses at the burning bush to lead the people out of Egypt, Moses demurs, saying, “I a...

Do we follow the example of our leader?

Jesus, CEO, a book I read a few years back, shed an interesting light on leadership and how the followers of Jesus might consider conducting themselves. Leadership and clergy health, eh? Where does one even beg...

Light is light?

In 2014, the Nobel Prize in physics went to three Japanese physicists for creating blue LED light. Their successful invention happened in 1989. Some in our pop culture laughed and ridiculed the invention of a b...

Valuing all parts of the body of Christ

Sometimes we’re Sherlock and sometimes we are John Watson One of my favorite television shows is the BBC show, Sherlock. It’s all about Benedict Cumberbatch’s flashy and clever version of Sherlock Holmes, and ...

Episcopal Night at the symphony

Symphony attendees enjoyed a presentation by Columbus Symphony Chorus director Ron Jenkins during a reception before the performance. A large group of about 75 Episcopalians – clergy and lay – (as well as a...