Lisa Fox has written a powerful and sad commentary on the expulsion of the Rev. Lauren Stanley from the Sudan. This is a must read. Listening? is a central example of the problems facing common mission in the fractured Anglican world.
While it is always understood that the receiving bishop or Primate has the absolute right to refuse the further service of a missionary, it is a right seldom exercised. When it is there is almost always "more to the story."
This is a mess. The Rev. Lauren Stanley has been denied the opportunity to further serve, the people of the Sudan have lost an important resource, the Primate, Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul has lost creditability and it is hard to know just who gains. Read Lisa's essay HERE.