Monthly Archives: February 2017

Anxiety 101

Jesus said, “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. ‘Therefore I tell you, … Continue reading

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#edowlent

I invite you, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent. Book of Common Prayer A notice from The Rev. Scott Gunn, Executive Director of Forward Movement landed in my inbox yesterday. It begins: We … Continue reading

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Loving as God Loves

“Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:38 In the early 1960s, as  the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., rose to prominence at the helm of the Civil Rights Movement, he consistently advocated non-violence in response … Continue reading

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Trauma Triggers in Church

  Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not murder’; and ‘whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that if you are angry with a brother … Continue reading

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We Speak of What We Know

So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ. Romans 10:17 Friends of the Diocese of Texas, I’m honored to be among you. Heartfelt thanks to your good bishops, whom I hold … Continue reading

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To Share Good News

“We speak of what we know, and testify to what we have seen.” John 3:11 I am on my way to preach in the Diocese of Texas, just as Bishop Andy Doyle preached for our Diocesan Convention on January 28. … Continue reading

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Love, Fear, Salt, Light

Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot. “You are the … Continue reading

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