A Reflection: Saint Anna’s Just before Christmas 2021

December 23, 2021

All or most churches find themselves very busy just before Christmas. For many it is a time decorate and perhaps change the look of the church. It is a time to invite people to your church to worship. Many preachers will prepare sanguine sermons that lean into the sentimentality of Christmas Season. Most preachers will […]

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The Perversion of Hatred

June 23, 2015

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” Dr. Martin Luther King The limestone rocks pushed out among the scrub brush and wind worn oaks that are strewn about the Hill Country in Texas and we drove on. The destination was Wimberley near […]

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A Community within Communities: The Dodwell House Extravaganza 2013 – Faces of a Vision

April 8, 2013

This is the story about a man who over the years has known greatness and brokenness; healing and revealing his passions. Some of you may have seen him around our community some maybe not.

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What does a community church look like? A Reflection from personal experience.

August 23, 2012

What does a community church look like? The term is often used for independent churches that do not claim a denominational identity. Often a “Community Church” expresses a certain style of worship, evangelical, congregational, and independent. What does an Episcopal Community Church look like? Interesting, I have never seen a church named “Episcopal Community Church.” […]

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New Year’s Hope

December 30, 2011

By the time this is published the year will already be filled with busyness. As for me I will be thinking about the Feast of the Epiphany. As for you that means Twelfth Night and thinking about Mardi Gras Balls. Perhaps we will all be rejoicing in a Saints Super Bowl victory or maybe saying, […]

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