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About Tory Baucum

Rev. Tory Baucum is the Rector of Truro Anglican Church and this is his official blog. Rector's Rough Draft This is the place to read what I am thinking about all things theological and all things Truro: sermon ideas, exegetical notes, cultural observations, Anglicanism, ministry initiatives, and prayer requests. As a rough draft these are not finished thoughts but first thoughts. I write primarily for parishioners but friends, inquirers and others are welcome to join our conversation. It is okay to eavesdrop but if you wish to post please abide by the ground rules posted on the sidebar.
19 May 2015

Alpha and “The Joy of the Gospel” – Part V

By |2017-11-15T12:08:51-05:00May 19, 2015|Alpha, News, Rector's Rough Draft|

A non-judgmental attitude is so crucial to the "missionary style" that Pope Francis elaborates on this characteristic of the evangelist specifically: "All this demands on the part of the evangelist certain attitudes which foster openness to the message: approachability, readiness for dialogue, patience, a warmth and welcome which is non-judgmental." [...]

18 May 2015

Alpha and “The Joy of the Gospel” – Part III

By |2015-06-05T11:14:46-04:00May 18, 2015|Alpha, News, Rector's Rough Draft|

Pope Francis writes in Evangelium Gadium: Nothing is more solid, profound, secure, meaningful and wisdom filled than that initial proclamation. All Christian formation consists of entering more deeply into the kerygma, which is reflected in and constantly illumines, the work of catechesis, thereby enabling us to understand more fully the [...]