Category Archives: Theology

The Unknown Priest

This photo hangs near my desk in my office at work. I have no idea who it is or when it was taken. The subject is a young priest and obviously

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A Solitary Life

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. … Continue reading

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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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