I don't think the national Episcopal leaders grasp the problems in front of them or they don't see them as problems. The presiding head of the Episcopal church, Katharine Jefferts Schori, said:
The gospel work to which Jesus calls us demands the best efforts of faithful people from many theological and social perspectives, and the Episcopal Church will continue to welcome that diversity.The problem that other Episcopalians see is that the diversity in theology allows for a relativism and "anything goes" mentality. As the article says:
Some of the controversy within the Episcopal Church erupted with the 2003 consecration of an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire. But others say differences run deeper and that the Episcopal Church is at odds with Christianity’s premises.
"Bedrock issues" are that Jesus is the divine son of God and the sole way to salvation and that the Bible is authoritative, Werley said.