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An open letter to the Rev. Tory Baucum, Rector of Truro Anglican (updated January, 2014, with a p.s.)

An open letter to The Rev. Tory Baucum, Rector of Truro Anglican  ( Note to reader [added January 17, 2014] -- Seeing some rather heated blog traffic about The Rev. Baucum’s recent appointment by the Archbishop of Canterbury as one of Canterbury Cathedral's Six Preachers has reminded me to post a kind of "p.s./follow up" on this "Open Letter to Tory Baucum" blog post, a p.s. which I have included at the end of this letter. Please make a point to read it; it’s an important addition to what I say here.) “ The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth? That kind of persuasion does not come from the one who calls you .” (Galatians 5:7-8) Dear Rev. Baucum, I’m writing in response to your  " Peacemaking for Now " letter of March 14, 2013. For some time, you’ve been reaching out in personal friendship with the Rt. Rev. Sha