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Some Unfinished Business in the Communion

From June to July, 2015, is the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.

Running up to this convention, in which a new Presiding Bishop of TEC will be elected, it is important for Christians to consider the state of belief and teaching in the Anglican Communion. 223 more words

A Covenant of Laughter, Lent 2 2014

God makes a (third!) Covenant with Abraham.  And Abraham and Sarah laugh, as they should.

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with… 16 more words

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Get Behind Me, Witch! On God & Name-calling

Lent 2 / March 1, 2015 / Year B

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 / Psalm 22:22-30 / Romans 4:13-25 / Mark 8:31-38

Preached: March 1, 2015, All Saints’ Church, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY… 1,527 more words

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Take Up Your Cross and Follow!

By the Rev. Darren Miner

Lectionary Reading

“Get behind me, Satan!” and “Let them take up their cross!”—these are the two standout phrases from today’s Gospel. 1,252 more words

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Jesus: The College Years

Epiphany 4 / February 1, 2015 / Year B

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 / Psalm 22:22-30 / Romans 4:13-25 / Mark 8:31-38

Preached: February 1, 2015, All Saints’ Church, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY… 1,528 more words

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A 4-Watt Bulb at Christmas

Christmas 1 / December 28, 2014 / Year B

Isaiah 61:10-62:3 / Psalm 147 / John 1:1-18

Preached: December 28, 2014, All Saints’ Church, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY… 1,725 more words

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Lenten Freefooting: Religious Foundations for Going Barefoot

Since I have chosen to give up shoes for Lent this year, and I am considering the possibility of making this a more long-term experience, I thought it would be helpful to briefly explain how going barefoot has a connection with my personal spirituality. 841 more words

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