This is an important first-ever "state of the diocese" address given by our bishop at the June 12, 2010 annual meeting of the Diocese of Western Anglicans. It's only 35 minutes and well-worth the time if you are interested in getting to know our new bishop a little better and understanding the state of affairs in our diocese and ACNA in general.
As you may know, I'm a fan of local traditional sacred music groups, Brothers of the Little Oratory and The Chorus Breviarii. If you haven't heard them yet, do take the opportunity this weekend to visit one of the two Feast of St. Philip Neri services listed below, where they will be performing. Having heard Mary Anne Carr-Wilson sing before, I'm anticipating Friday evening's performance to be quite good.
Joel Martin nails it regarding the complete and total abandonment of Anglican patrimony by Anglicans. You all know this goes beyond AMiA, even though AMiA seems to be currently leading that race to the bottom. See also Part 1 of Joel's ACNA rant concerning women's ordination in ACNA (AMiA, really), as seen from the reformed perspective.
ACNA Fail – Part 2 « A Living Text
I am also sick and tired of the AMiA’s plunge into pop evangelical faddishness. Take a look at this picture:  (read more...)