Category: scripture

How big is God’s Word?

ASBO Jesus offers two views of how large we let God’s Word loom in our lives. I think they are both true. In the Episcopal Church, I think we tend to do the former...

The whole Bible, out loud

This weekend, Christ Church (where I serve) is reading the whole Bible aloud. I’ll write more about that later tonight, but I wanted to post a link to the live web stream. As post...

Jesus wore pants

Watch this sermon. You will quickly conclude one of two things. First, you might conclude that things like vestments and women clergy are to be avoided, because they are not pants-like. You might further...

Miqra: The whole Bible in one weekend

A couple of months ago I was in Lake Forest, IL for a meeting to help create some resources for Episcopal Relief & Development. While I was there, I met a bunch of nifty...

George Bush the Edomite?

Bishop Alan Wilson points out the Biblical connection in the recent shoe-throwing incident involving the President of the USA. Praying the Bible liturgically every day you don’t half get to know the bits that...

When satire fails

It’s getting pretty sad when The Onion can’t satirize Christianity. They have a pretty funny piece entitled “I’m not one of those ‘Love thy neighbor’ Christians.” Here’s a sample: My faith in the Lord...

The importance of hatred

This is from one of the newest entries in my blogroll, the GAFCON blog, written by the Revd Dr Christian Troll, self-described “doctrinal warrior.” It contains many insights into the thinking of a certain...