Tag Archives: Lisa Medley

Emotional Violence in Church

Yesterday, I had a good conversation with several people about emotional violence in church. That’s an issue that’’s all too common right behind the friendly veneer at Grace Church, and I suspect a great many other Episcopal churches as well. To be clear, Grace Episcopal Alexandria is friendly and welcoming. But right behind the scenes, emotional violence is… Read More »

Reflections on Anne Turner’s First Sunday

Today was Anne Turner’s first day as rector.  My feeling is that she did well — really well — but she has a long and daunting road ahead of her. As a result, I am not convinced she will succeed, but believe the odds are in her favor. To be sure, Anne did a great job of exploring… Read More »