Faith.

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1, New International Version Our faith is in the teachings of Jesus Christ and in his incarnation of God. We believe in the teachings of Christ and about Christ. But faith is more than just belief. Faith…

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Whose House is it?

Stewardship is a fundamental concept in the New Testament. It is not an idea that makes a lot of sense to us, so the word that is steward in Greek gets translated in all kinds of ways to get across to us what a steward was.  The title gets related mostly to bathrooms and wine…

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Politics

Public Service Reminder: This election season has been shorter than the last five. It may not feel like it, but this year’s cycle is shorter. But that only seems to have turned up the volume on the emotions.  As Christians, we have to train ourselves to hold a divine perspective as children of the Creator…

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Finding Christ in the Wilderness

This weekend I am preparing for turning another year older and diocesan convention by going out into the wilderness with Henri. We are heading up to see aspen leaves and sleep in the cold.  Years ago I went up to camp in Flagstaff and froze all night, being totally unprepared for the cold night.  My…

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In Perspective

The park rangers who work at the Echo Canyon entrance to Camelback Mountain see the mountain differently than the people who walk it everyday. If you have hiked Camelback Mountain you know the power of perspective.  You can feel in turns like you are almost finished and moments later like you will never reach the…

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