Episcopal Leadership

“Who’s in charge here?” the question came from a frustrated visitor who had shown up on a Sunday morning and wanted the “Pastor” to sign off on a statement for the newspaper. The previous rector had been part of a group that I met with but never joined, and they were making a public statement about…

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Back to Common Time

Our news feed has been loaded up for a very long time with urgent headlines and implied if not actual exclamation points. So it is hopeful that for a few weeks, liturgical time goes back to plain old green common time. After Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, we have just a couple of Sundays before Lent…

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Turn to God in Prayer

In all things, turn to God in prayer.  Our nation has stretched itself to the point of fraying again. And all I have to say is that we are not a partisan institution, except that we are on the side of God’s Kingdom. We are for the children of the Living God who has given…

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Epiphany – The Light of Christ Revealed

The news this week erupted as a mob stormed the Capital, and our nation seemed to rock on its axis. Here we are again, facing harsh political realities and asking difficult questions. Today the Bishop and clergy of the Diocese of Arizona were on a preplanned Zoom meeting to discuss plans for Ash Wednesday and…

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