Collect of the Day
O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Many of you may be unaware of the fact that I was for a brief time ordained as a deacon with the Reformed Episcopal Church, which has now united with the Anglo-Catholic denomination known as the Anglican Church in North America.
I resigned from the REC after it became apparent to me that the denomination was no longer Protestant and Reformed (Calvinist) but had for all practical purposes sold out to Tractarianism.
To qualify as Protestant a congregation must affirm the five solas of the English and Continental Reformation movement. It is true that Lutherans of that time affirmed the five solas but that may or may not be the case today.
See: Five Solas