If you've got a little time, check out Chris Yaw's fascinating interview with Jorge Acevedo on multi-campus churches. If you don't have as much time, click the same link and just read the synopsis. Two big thoughts come out of this for me:
1) The content itself is good, and worth digesting.
2) The interview is an example of 1 of 2 trends shaping the form of mainline evangelical churches today: a move toward institutionalization. Or as one clergy friend said when I shared the story, "They're making old-school dioceses."
Incidentally, the other half of the trend is a move toward the ancient rhythms of the liturgy. Both trends are interesting, and essential, I think, for Episcopalians to consider. Vibrant, growing churches are availing themselves of aspects of the Christian tradition that have long been central to Episcopal life and worship.
With so many Episcopalians feeling the need to apologize for the institution and liturgy, what would it mean in our current contexts to play to our strengths? How can these aspects of the Episcopal character be re-imagined to bring out the best of these strengths for God's Church?