I had to laugh when I saw this. It occurs in the middle of an article from the Episcopal News Service about a survey on strategic planning in the Episcopal Church. Those conducting the survey wanted to know what the respondents thought the denomination’s priorities should be in coming years. What gave me a chuckle was this:
Survey respondents were asked to “imagine the year as 2019, and [that] the Episcopal Church is even more vital and thriving than it is today” and then rank a list of 11 goals in order of their importance in reaching that vision.
If the Episcopal Church were any more “vital and thriving than it is today,” Episcopalians would all look like this guy: