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Emily F. RoweColumns

Why Should We Have To Warn New Priests?

I try to stay away from harsh topics in my editorials. I don’t want to stir any pots—at least not in my professional capacity as …

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Kevin SmithColumns

How Should A Christian Prepare for Death?

Some time ago, I was contacted by a parishioner who shared with me a sermon given recently by a priest in England on the subject …

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Melanie ClarkeColumns

Holidays With God

The summer has arrived! The sun shines bright and warm, and the flowers are out! The sense of renewal is in the air, and everyone …

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Rt. Rev'd John OrganColumns

Giving Our Hearts to God and Making Our Relationship With Him Precious and Valuable

“Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you …

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Ford MatchimColumns

Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

Our collective best guess, and that guess is subject to ongoing change, is that the universe as we know it came into being some 15 …

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The Rev’d Cynthia Haines-TurnerColumns

Online Worship Is Real

We thought we would be open by Easter! When we shut down for the pandemic, we thought we’d be open again before long. We thought …

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The Rev’d Michael LiColumns

Imago Dei

Imago Dei is Latin for “image of God.” It is a theological doctrine common to Jews, Christians, and some Muslims. The Book of Genesis is not …

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Melanie ClarkeColumns

Why Do We Go To Church?

When I was a teenager, I remember having a conversation with my father about why I had to go to church. At the time, many …

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Kevin SmithColumns

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Remember that song written in the 60’s by Beatles member George Harrison? The  words convey his dismay at the world’s unrealized potential for universal love.  …

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The Rt. Rev'd Samuel RoseColumns

The Way of Love

At our recent Diocesan Synod, we were called to refocus on becoming a more missional diocese, and a more missional people. I know that “mission” …

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