One of the most amazing things about the English Reformation, of which our church is heir, is that the Anglicans did not get rid of the outward form, but they did reform the inner form of the church. We kept the vestments and frontals, holy days and venerations, but we changed how they were thought…

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Another week of rapid change has left us all feeling a sense of whiplash. A week ago today I was driving around Lake Havasu for a visit to another parish, and I was struck by the number of people from California and thinking that we should probably be careful about exposure. By then people were…

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Our campus at Christ Church of the Ascension is closed until April 20th as part of our community’s attempt to restrict the spread of the coronavirus.  Our staff will be working from home and available by phone and email during regular business hours. While we are not formally in the office, we will be maintaining…

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“Have peace.” This is what Jesus says over and over again in the New Testament when something profound is revealed. This seems to me to be more than simply, “Have faith.” Faith is trust or “belief in things not seen.” Faith is part of this, but the more difficult discipline is to have peace when…

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