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The Inheritance of the Saints

Nov 01, 2017

The New Testament teaches that followers of Jesus are poor, empty, with no claim of self-suffiency. If this is true, the inheritance we have from the saints is an awareness, then, of our common poverty, our common hunger, our needs for love...

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Come Celebrate

Oct 25, 2017

While listening to National Public Radio last month, I heard a wonderful feature story about a cheese sandwich. The “wonderful” part is that this cheese sandwich was almost seventy years old. It seems the sandwich was found by an...

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Stewardship: Redeeming a Truncated Word

Oct 05, 2017

The virtue of stewardship began as a pure expression of gratitude, responsibility and accountability for what we've been given, but has now become truncated by years and years of being seen merely as the annual effort of churches seeking funds...

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Fields We Didn't Sow

Sep 28, 2017

It's a remarkable thing to have a homecoming. The event last Sunday was remarkable in itself, calling to mind the fullness of this parish, of its wonderful heritage. To have back several beloved rectors and associate clergy was to acknowledge...

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Homecoming and Confirmation

Sep 20, 2017

One Sunday in the spring of 1981 I went home ... to my hometown and to my home church to preach. My earliest memories of that church are also the most formative images I have of what church ought to be. When I was a little guy, I remember the...

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