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Salvation as Reconciliation

There is a beautiful section of the beginning of St. Paul’s epistle to the Colossians that has impressed itself in my memory for a couple years now.  As I’ve slowly grown in the faith and learned a little more about … Continue reading

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the Ministries of St. Barnabus

Let’s start with the modern Anglican Collect for the feast day of St. Barnabus: Grant, O God, that we may follow the example of your faithful servant Barnabus, who, seeking not his own renown but the well-being of your Church, … Continue reading

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Witnessing in Acts 3-4

Last Sunday and this Sunday (Easter Sundays II & III), the lectionary readings from Acts dip us into a very neat sequence of events that transpired in the first weeks of the Church, giving us some helpful models of what … Continue reading

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Review: Three Streams – One River

I just finished a summary of three sermons by Fr. Jürgen Liias at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Danvers.  These were his last three sermons as Rector there, and they were a series on the now-popular “three streams, one … Continue reading

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Living in the present, but not for the present

This is the sermon I’m preaching tomorrow morning at Grace Anglican Church in Fitchburg/Leominster. One of the questions I frequently ask myself in preparation for a sermon is “where are we right now?”  This could be in terms of our … Continue reading

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Relativism’s greatest weapon

Many Christians today spend a noticeable amount of energy lamenting how Western culture has gone all relativistic – that is, the idea that truth is not absolute, but relative to the individual.  Simply put, what’s true/right for me is true/right … Continue reading

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