He was born in an obscure village,
The child of a peasant woman.
He grew up in still another village,
Where he worked in a carpenter shop
Until he was thirty.
Then for three years
He was an itinerant preacher.
He never wrote a book.
He never held an office. Continue reading
I just read an article about a controversy over the new 2 pound coin in the UK. I offer this reply:
Today is a “Feast Day” – It is the Feast of the Holy Innocents
The Holy Innocents are the first Christian Martyrs – the young male children of Bethlehem killed by order of Herod in his fear of losing his throne to the
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Thanksgiving is next week and after that (yeah I know the decorations are already up among those that cannot wait) people will begin turning their eyes toward Christmas. Continue reading
The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday. This year that Sunday is the 24 th of November.
I am fond of the title “Christ the King.” I think it is a wonderful name for a church or
chapel. It says something – Jesus is in charge here! It is the will of God made known to Continue reading
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st of November is the Feast of All Saints on the Church Calendar.
“I believe in… the Communion of Saints” goes the line in the Apostles’ Creed.
But, just what does that mean? When I first started to reflect on the Creed I was pretty limited Continue reading
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I recently read “Anglicanism is Christianity for Adults.” (citation below) I found that comment to be a touch snarky at first (even though I appreciated it). Then I found it off-putting – what about kids? Is this why the Church is aging without replacing itself? Then I thought – No, it is correct. Anglicanism requires Continue reading
War broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought back,
Hear the message on the Rich Man and Lazarus
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