Advent: Anticipation

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Advent: Anticipation

As you move through the last days of Advent and into the Christmas season I do hope that you might be able to recall to mind your stories of birth, of a child perhaps or of other significant new beginnings in your life. May you recall them, and may the memories invoke in you a desire to anticipate with joy the future you are currently moving toward.

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The Light in the Dark

We humans are afraid of the dark, and as night falls in Advent we light candles, we reach out into the dark to hold hands, we seek to be light for each other, and we listen to the great story of the Church…

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Healthy and Holy

During my convention address I talked about and even put on the big screen this short hand “recipe” for congregational vitality: Healthy creative clergy and healthy creative lay leaders working prayerfully together.

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Diocesan Leadership on the Lawsuit Against the Bishop and Diocese

Providing information and context to the allegations made in a lawsuit filed by a former diocesan employee.

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Official Statement Regarding Whistleblower Lawsuit

The Diocese believes that Ms. Macy’s allegations are unfounded and will defend the lawsuit vigorously.

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“The hurrier I go…”

The hurrier I go, the behinder I get. – Lewis Carroll I first learned of the quote above as a freshman in Nathan Hale Senior High School in Tulsa, OK. I learned it from my […]

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Awareness

A parable for times of trouble.

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Seeing the Blessing

Prayer, action, suffering, joy. The world is heavy, but the mountain is out today, and we find the strength we need.

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At the Core

What is it that holds the Church together? Examining the core of the Christian life: faithful communities of worship, centered in the love of God.

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I Choose Love

Traffic snarls. Devastating storms. Hate speech spoken freely. How will we respond?

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