So Long, Farewell, Goodbye

How does one say good bye after twelve years as your rector. I have thought about this a lot in recent weeks and looked in many places hoping to find just the right words and the right way to say good bye.The first words of parting I came up with, came from our hymnal. What…

Read, Mark and Inwardly Ingest the Flesh of Christ.

This morning we come to the end of the Bread of Life discourses that began three weeks ago with the feeding of the five thousand. Up until now, Jesus’ words have been reasonable as we are easily able to understand his use of symbolic language. This morning’s Gospel reading, however, is much harder to take…

risk It All for Christ.

My cousin Don has often joked that I am his “direct connect with God.” That I am his avoid damnation for free card. While I assume Don is only joking, the fact is, many of us today are looking for the easy route to righteousness and salvation. Or more simply put, the benefits of faith…