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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Aftermath Acts 6:1-7, Trinity Sunday Good morning, and welcome to Trinity Sunday, the Sunday of the church year in which we celebrate the idea of one God expressed in three persons: Father, Son, Holy Spirit…Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer…God, Jesus, Spirit….  However you want to say it, it’s that simple, easy to understand Christian concept of one God, except three expressions. Christians have long argued with each other about the idea of the Trinity,… Read More

  Okay, it’s really a synagogue, not a bar.  But there will be two rabbis and me next Monday night at Sixth & I Synagogue, along with journalists from The Washington Post and The Atlantic, all together to have a conversation about female clergy.  I hope you’ll consider coming out and joining us; the panelists are wonderful and Sixth & I is a great place.  Read more about the event here.

Eyes Wide Open: From Staring Confused to Focused With Purpose John 17:20-26 Although I was required to take both Old Testament and New Testament Survey courses in college, I can tell you without a doubt that most everything I know about the stories of the Bible came from Arch books. And it’s a good thing for those Arch books, for they inspired more than one very holy Halloween costume, among other things! … Read More

Eyes Wide Open: From Troubled Hearts to Peace-Filled Lives John 14:23-29 I’ve been getting a lot of comments these past few weeks about the length of the worship services recently.  Mostly from the nursery workers.  We work very hard to plan worship that lasts about an hour on Sunday mornings, but sometimes, it’s true, we go over a little.  I was thinking our services may have run a bit longer than usual… Read More