We have to be willing to talk about gender and ordination. But let’s first understand the tradition.
We should always heed the words of the Lord and “be not afraid” to talk about challenging questions and how they affect our faith lives.
The War in Afghanistan was waged in the name of every American. At the very least, we should ask how it has (or hasn’t) affected us.
I am awestruck by the beauty of the Eucharist wherever I encounter it. That’s a big reason why the so-called liturgy wars bore me.
To overcome polarization and ideological partisanship—both in the church and in the culture—requires attention to diverse opinions and a variety of perspectives. America's inclusive approach is an attempt to do just that.