Ash Wednesday

March 5, 2014
There is no other day like Ash Wednesday. On every other day of special observance in the church we come to remember a significant moment in the life of Christ…
The Sermon on the Mount is beautiful and frustrating, inspiring and overwhelming. It is a tour-de-force of Jesus’ vision of the Kingdom of Heaven. And by that I don’t mean…

Epiphany 3: Following Jesus

January 26, 2014
There is a rhythm in the way we worship in the Episcopal Church, a predictable cycle of readings and prayers that unroll year after year. Usually it’s comforting – returning…

Baptized in Jesus’ Baptism

January 12, 2014
If we were to go back to the beginning – all the way back to the beginning of scripture – we find this evocative scene: The earth was a formless…

1st Sunday of Advent

December 1, 2013
We live within culture; all of us do. It’s a part of being human. And cultures create language and art; food and song; values and morals and customs. And just…