I don’t know if he would describe himself as an Evangelical—it’s not the sort of thing one puts in one’s candidate biography—but Greg Brewer, who says he ‘
stand
[s] strongly 
within 
a 
tradition 
that 
“God’s
 word 
written”
 is 
a 
“God‐breathed”
 and
 reliable 
guide 
for 
“instruction, 
reproof, 
correction
 and 
training 
in 
righteousness”
’, was elected bishop of Central Florida yesterday. We who do describe ourselves as Evangelicals rejoice, and pray that he rightly applies the guidance of God’s word in his new ministry.

Also very encouraging to read the following, in his answer to a question about the
 Diocese 
of 
Central 
Florida 
opting 
out 
of 
the 
Episcopal 
Church: ‘
We 
remain 
in 
the 
Episcopal 
Church 
because
 we 
believe
 that 
God 
has 
put 
us 
here. 


That 
is 
where 
we 
must 
begin. 


For 
if 
we 
know 
that 
we 
are 
where 
we 
are 
by 
Divine 
appointment, 
then 
we 
also 
can 
trust 
that 
God 
will 
guide 
us, provide 
for 
us,
 grant 
His 
wisdom 
and 
give 
us 
all 
we 
need 
to 
remain 
faithful 
to 
Him 
in
 the 
midst 
of 
a 
profoundly 
conflicted 
church.’

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