The Anglican Church Responds to Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence approaches the eastern seaboard of the United States, communities are preparing for the worst. With help from you, local churches on the ground are in position to reach out to their neighbors.After the storm, it often takes weeks to access the...
Singing the Psalms of our Fathers & Mothers

Singing the Psalms of our Fathers & Mothers

The hymnal of the early Church was the book of Psalms. These were the songs that were sung by the David as he tended his father’s sheep. These were the songs sung by the Jews as they went into battle. These were the songs the Jews sang as they made pilgrimage to God’s...

A Book for our Time, Place, & Culture

One of the most transformative experiences I have ever had was reading through the New Testament while I was deciding whether or not to become a believing Christian. The Word of God is powerful. It transforms us. It transformed me from being someone who did not...
Imagining Miracles

Imagining Miracles

This Sunday’s readings are filled with miraculous events: Elijah is assumed into heaven after parting the Jordan river, the psalmist writes of God’s presence turning the rock to a pool of water, and Jesus walks on top of a lake to his disciples’ boat. Since the...

Camp Re-Creation from Generation to Generation

As I write this, we are halfway through our Camp Araminta experience. For those who don’t know, Camp Araminta is our diocesan camp for rising 4th– 10th graders. This week Megan and I have been leading one of the disciple groups for 7th & 8th graders and leading...

Righteous Wrath

In this week’s Old Testament reading (Amos 7: 7–15), we have a prophet pronouncing God’s judgement on Israel. Sometimes the books of the prophets make Christians uncomfortable or confused. Isn’t God loving and merciful? What do we make of the wrath of God? Two things...