Susan Russell, president of Integrity USA – the mission of which is to “witness of God’s inclusive love to the Episcopal Church and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community” said that Integrity and the people represented by the organization “are deeply committed to this church and to this Communion.” She called for more “both and” thinking in a church that exists as both catholic and reformed, to revision itself as being both autonomous and interdependent.
Michael Hopkins, past president of Integrity USA, commended A159 in principle. He also endorsed autonomy in Communion and that these should be held in tension with one another. He called on the committee to “trust that the Spirit’s creativity lies in that tension.”
If I hear another Episcopalian utter words such as "in tension," "both / and," "Spirit," "creativity," "re-vision," or "prophetic," in anything but an ironical way, I might explode. It is telling that the pundits of ECUSA's New Religion have dropped the modifier "Holy" from their talk of "the Spirit." Its a pretty consistent omission in certain camps, and pretty good evidence than "the Spirit" in question is actually "the Spirit" of Baal.
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