GC Budget: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


The Rev. Susan Brown Snook, on her blog A Good and Joyful Thing, has been offering up some good analysis and commentary on the Presiding Bishop’s recommended budget:

I talked about The Good points of the PB’s budget proposal here. And I want to be clear – the good points of this proposal are enough to win my support. This proposal is a vast improvement over the Executive Council proposed budget that came out a few months ago, and caused such a brouhaha. …

It’s maybe a bit of an exaggeration to call this “bad” … But there are a few things I think we should be aware of. This proposed budget does not increase the percentages of funding devoted to mission as much as it appears to. …

I really don’t have to explain the Ugly to you. …

Read the rest.