Monthly Archives: April 2017

Easter, 3rd Sunday of, (04-30-2017)

April 30, 2017 – Easter, 3rd Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends, I received a surprise last year during an eye exam. To this point I have been blessed with good … Continue reading

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Easter – 2nd Sunday of (04-23-2017)

April 23, 2017 – Easter, 2nd Sunday of Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends, My wife and I are a happily married couple. Our lives are so in sync with each other that … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday (04-16-2017)

April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday Letters Home (from a retired pastor to his family, the Church) Dear Friends, When I was in the sixth grade my friend Dan was given a dog. He named her Daisy. Daisy was a … Continue reading

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Coping with Forces of Change:

Coping with Forces of Change: We live at a time when change is an absolute. This fact is obvious to the older and younger members of society and the church. In many ways those of the Great Generation, Baby Boomers, … Continue reading

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Two Windows of Opportunity:

Two Windows of Opportunity: Episcopalians usually shy away from the “E” word: evangelism. I think the reason for this is all the cartoon imagery of the fellow at the street corner, holding a “JESUS” sign up high and screaming at … Continue reading

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A New Old Strategy:

A New Old Strategy: I must be getting older. The reason I know this is because I have been listening to some of my recent conversations. I have been spending an inordinate amount of time talking about the way things … Continue reading

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An Untidy House (The Episcopal Church)

An Untidy House (The Episcopal Church) We live in an untidy house. I do not mean Bonnie’s and my house. Nor do I mean the worship space or meeting halls of our congregations. I mean our branch of Christianity, the … Continue reading

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