New Church Year

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people who are God’s own possession. You have become this people so that you may speak of the wonderful acts of the one who called you out of darkness into his amazing light. Once you weren’t a people,...

Hurricane Relief

“Holy God, you are an ever-present help in times of trouble. We put our hope in you on behalf of those whose lives have been affected by tragedy in the Bahamas. We pray their peace and comfort, asking for help for those who have suffered loss. We pray calm for those...

On Tolerating Intolerance

“You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbors eye…” — Mathew 7:5 New Revised Standard Version Dear Friends, Yesterday, driving to church, I pulled up at a stoplight behind a car with an...

CAT Feedback Session

The seed that fell on good soil are those who hear the word and commit themselves to it with a good and upright heart. Through their resolve, they bear fruit. — Luke 8:15 Common English Bible Dear Friends, HOLY COW!! After a summer of waiting, we are fast bearing down...

Me and Mount Soledad

I lift up my eyes to the hills — from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. He who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper;...

Incarnational Mysticism

Dear Friends,   From time to time, I like to point you all in the direction of Richard Rohr. I consider him one of my favorite spiritual mentors. His writing can be challenging, but he understands our Christian faith in a deeply beautiful, all-embracing way that...