Well said! I suspect that the answer lies with us. If we will be the instruments of the Lord's work, it will be be done; if we sit and wait for others to be the instruments, there will be a lot of waiting around. Of course, we need direction, which is why we have a Metropolitan and our priests, and the way in which the BOC is moving shows how wise that leadership has been.
Being what we are, we are always going to be impatient and think progress is slow or non-existent - until, perhaps, we stop to ask ourselves what it is we have done to move things along. :o
The Fellowship is not yet six months old, and we have a good number of members, but those of us who are here and who have joined really have to be part of the answer to Edward's excellent question.
What do others think on this one?
In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. (1 John 4:10)