my heart's desire is to do the work of a Samuel, and change the structures in such a way that it becomes possible for the priests to do their job once again. Yet in my darker moments I wonder whether what is truly needed isn't a Samuel but a Samson - someone to pull down the pillars of establishment and leave nothing but rubble and dead bodies behind.
read the rest at Sam Nortons blog. The kind of post I'd love to write if I had the time and clarity of thought.
Update: this also ties in with a piece & comment thread on the Fresh Expressions site 'Anglicanism must die?' on what aspects of the CofE are we prepared to live without.