Archive for September 2015

St. Matthew - From ‘Brightest and Best: A Companion to Lesser Feasts and Fasts’, Sam Portaro

What kind of person would drop everything and take up with an uneducated, reactionary, itinerant religious teacher?  Matthew was probably a very unhappy man; as a tax collector, he was employed by … Read More

Will Bryant Preaching Sunday, His Connection to the Refugee Crisis

As we see in pictures and hear in stories the recent refugee crisis manifesting at the borders of the EU I think about the work Will Bryant has done this past year at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center in … Read More

Letter Bombs, Reconciliation, and Liberation

Guest Preacher The Rev. Michael Lapsley, Sunday, September 13 I have had numerous responses to the blog about Bishop Paul Jones in which the question was asked, what does it take to speak convictions and … Read More

Paul Jones: War, Conscience, the Church, Maturity

From From Holy Women, Holy Men, Church Publishing. Paul Jones was born in 1880. After graduating from Yale University and the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he accepted a call to … Read More