Monthly Archives: June 2014

How Firm is your Foundation?

Jesus was a great preacher and there’s nothing like a good sermon to help us gird up our loins as we make our way in the world.  Jesus’ first sermon in Luke’s gospel in called The Sermon on the Plain.  … Continue reading

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Tend, Bless, Soothe: Hope

“Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, … Continue reading

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Common Cause

I usually write every year around this time about my experiences at the annual conference of The Association of Anglican Musicians, and having spent the past two years on a committee that planned last week’s conference in Washington, D.C., I’m … Continue reading

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Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens the wits of another.  (Proverbs 27:17) Did you read Jim’s post on Monday? It described Jim’s first intense experience reading the Bible, the summer before he started seminary.  He wrote, “I spent the summer … Continue reading

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My Little Brother

Four or five days ago my little brother, Mark, was on my mind. I couldn’t remember the date he died. By yesterday my desire to know was almost an obsession. It was an obsession easily satisfied. All I had to … Continue reading

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Summer Read

This past Sunday churchgoers were confronted with one of the hard sayings of Jesus.  The occasion called for a bible study as much as a sermon.  The misinterpretation of sacred scripture has led to lots of misfortune. I’ll never forget … Continue reading

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God On A Tin Roof

This week 12 youth and four adult leaders from St. Alban’s have worked in Greeneville, Tennessee.  We have been working with Appalachian Service Project (ASP), an organization that has helped tens of thousands of residents in the poorest counties in … Continue reading

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