We thought we had the answers

It was the questions we had wrong

— U2, “11:00 o’clock Tick Tock”

[Note: This essay is the preface to We Shall Be Changed: Questions for the Post-Pandemic Church, to be released on November 1, 2020 by Church Publishing, Inc.]

On January 23, 2020…


President Trump’s recent suggestion that the use of disinfectants might some how eradicate the presence of a virus in people affected by the present COVID-19 epidemic generated no small amount of controversy, and quite a bit of mirth.

What was missed in this reaction was something revealing — and potentially…

Mark Edington

Mark Edington is the bishop of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe.

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