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How is a Priest like a Bananana Split?

Flashback post – May 2015

I’ve finally worked it why it is that I don’t like the term ‘priest’.

It’s nothing to do with the unflattering dog-collar (though it is dreadful – perhaps there is some leeway in its design?), 873 more words


Milestones and a Touch of Ignorance

This past Sunday, we celebrated my Dad’s 50th anniversary of his ordination as a Lutheran Pastor.  He was actually the first Lutheran pastor to be ordained in the State of Hawaii!   487 more words

50 Years

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So the vote that was taken against allowing Divisions for woman ordination has brought up questions that some other colleagues have also brought up.

One of the biggest things that scares me and that upsets me is the fact that our church didn’t pay ear to our theologists. 203 more words

Altar Sutra: The Story of Hui-neng

This story was told by the Patriarch at Pao Lin Monastery and was transcribed by his students.
This teaching was attended by government officials, Confucian scholars, monks and nun, laymen and laywomen, and Taoist Philosophers. 2,273 more words


hands and promises

This is another reflection to celebrate the 20th anniversary of my ordination.  This one is about the actual event of my ordination.  There are many things I remember about the day. 866 more words


Pastor Raul & Pastor Karen Ordained in Mexico

Read in Spanish

It was in the month of June 2015 when our Beloved sister “Iglesia Metodista de Mexico A.R.” (Methodist Church of Mexico) celebrated its twenty-fifth Annual Conference. 232 more words


Sir, give us this bread always

Over the weekend, I had the honor of serving as one of the Eucharistic Ministers for the Episcopal Ordination of J. Russell Kendrick, IV Bishop of the Central Gulf Coast.   340 more words