“What a tremendous blessing! You have come into our life just in time to defend our faith. We are growing from your great work. God bless you all.”
~ Beth, Boston, Massachusetts
"Those who belong to God and Jesus Christ ally themselves with the bishop."
~ Ignatius, Saint, Bishop of Antioch, martyr, and disciple of John; writing to the Philadelphians (Philad, iii, 2) circa A.D. 100, insisting on the necessity of unity with the bishop (from the article "Schism").