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Faith and Faulty Science

Saint Augustine of Hippo wrote one of the earliest “personal testimony” autobiographies that we still have today among our Christian literature.  In roughly 300 pages, he walks through his life from infancy to his present day, detailing the state of … Continue reading

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Article 9: Original Sin

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 9 states: IX. Of Original or Birth-sin Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the … Continue reading

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Haggai part 2c: What is a Temple?

In my latest sermon on Haggai 2:1-9, I spoke about different Temples throughout history.  Here I’d like to focus on what a Temple actually is, and how they have been identified through biblical history.  To repeat what I said previously: … Continue reading

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The Basics of Christian Evironmentalism

What with all the hubbub in the news this week about the killing of Harumbe, an endangered great ape, to save a little boy who fell into this ape’s enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, I thought this might be a … Continue reading

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I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body

This sermon draws from a poem in the book Lyra Fidelium (lyris of the faith), written by the Rev. Samuel J. Stone. Each poem meditates on a part of the Apostles’ Creed; this particular one is focused on the Creed’s … Continue reading

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Saved by the King

This is my sermon upon Christ the King Sunday, 22 November 2015, for Grace Anglican Church. Jesus is the savior of the world. Normally, when we hear this, we think of His sacrifice on the Cross. Jesus took on the … Continue reading

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Gender and the Image of God

What with all the media hubbub raging across the internet these days in the wake of Bruce Jenner’s transformation into Caitlyn Jenners, it seemed like an appropriate time to revisit what gender is, in the Bible, and see how Christians … Continue reading

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