Archive: Apr 2016

  1. Conduits of the Spirit

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    My four brothers and I have been planning our annual excursion to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, now that the annual ice age is finally receding.  We’ll be heading up north in the middle of June, on what will be our thirty-third year of spending a week together.  I will be meeting my two younger […]

  2. The Shepherd’s Voice

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    John 10: 22-30; 04172016; 4 Easter The Fourth Sunday of Easter is traditionally known as “Good Shepherd Sunday” in the church year.  The timing is impeccable, as I am happy to report that the Chief Shepherd of the Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, will be visiting the Dioceses of Northwest Texas and Fort Worth […]

  3. Chosen Ones

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    John 21: 1-19; 04102016; 3 Easter “Oh man, a charcoal fire.”  You can almost hear the wheels turning in Peter’s head, in this morning’s Gospel story.  “Not a charcoal fire.  Why did it have to be a charcoal fire?  And why did the Lord have to cook us breakfast on it?” Peter remembered all too […]

  4. Receive the Holy Spirit

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    John 20: 19-31; 04032016; 2 Easter Those of you who were able to be here for our Good Friday service might recall me saying a few words about the Holy Spirit.   We heard John’s Passion Gospel read that day; you might recall the last words of Jesus, as he died upon the cross.  Jesus said […]