St. B's Blog
“I will, with God’s help.”
My reaction to saying these words is one of the most troubling encounters I have with my own faith.
The rite of baptism, which we have performed a lot lately at St. B’s, is always a heartwarming ritual. In it, we witness a new member being ...
While I love to read, I never have been drawn to books like Wright’s. Reading is my preferred escape and books like this seem like work to me. So I read Simply Christian to follow Father Jerry’s request (and because we had been asked to provide a chapter commentary).
On first ...
Later this summer, our parish family will spend some time intentionally studying the Anglican Communion Covenant, following the directive of both the Episcopal Church General Convention of 2009 and our Diocesan convention in 2010.
To prepare for our upcoming conversation, you can read the ...
Wright addresses the person of Jesus, first, by way of clarifying what Christianity (and therefore Jesus) is not about. Three common themes witnessed in contemporary Christian thought lead his discussion: Christianity is not about a moral exemplar; it is not about a “new route by which ...
When Fr. Jerry assigned the chapter on Israel, he must have known that the themes in this chapter have been integral to our family story in the last couple of years.
I have shared this story with many who know us, but it bears repeating. When I took my daughter Anna to Kenya in the summer of 2008, ...