Category Archives: Theology

An Early Epiphany Rant

 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.

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Christ the King

The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday.  This year that Sunday is the 24th of November. I am fond of the title “Christ the King.”  I think it is a wonderful name for … Continue reading

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I believe in… the Communion of Saints

The 1st 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 … Continue reading

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For Adults But Not Adult Only

 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 … Continue reading

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The Holy Cross

 There is a Christian praise song with the lyric: We bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord.  A very different sacrifice than that of the Cross. It is September 14th and for those who are not … Continue reading

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Raze the Roof in Worship

The Church of St John the Evangelist is a parish very close to Waterloo Station in London.  During a recent visit to the city my wife and I happened to stay nearby the parish.  As we walked by on our … Continue reading

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Are All Sins Equal or are Some Worse than Others? Yes!

I was recently asked by my daughter about sin and if, as she learned growing up, that all sin was the same OR if, as she is being taught

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Why is the Trinity so Hard to Understand – It is a Mystery

I recently attended a class where the subject of the class was the Trinity – the Doctrine that God is one entity and is simultaneously three distinct persons.  The presenter began by saying, “I will be teaching some heresy today; … Continue reading

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Easter – The Grave is Conquered

Why do Christians worship on the first day of the week?  Because it is on the first day of the week, Sunday, that JESUS PROVED HIS POWER OVER

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Saturday after Good Friday – The Day of Holy Silence

 The chief priests and the Pharisees gathered before Pilate and said, “Sir, we remember how that impostor said, while he was still alive, ‘After three days I will rise.’  Therefore order the tomb to be made secure until the third … Continue reading

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