August 18, 2019

Can We Kill Our Way Into Heaven? Pentecost 10 – Proper 15, Year C Becky Robbins-Penniman Shall we kill our way into the Reign of God? In Monday’s Tampa Bay Times, there’s a link to an essay by Jesse Kelly, a Marine Corps veteran from Texas who asserts that all “good Americans” (a term he […]


August 11, 2019

Pentecost 9, Year C Cindy Roehl A small boy riding a bus home from Sunday school was very proud of the card he had received, which had a picture and a caption that read, “Have Faith in God.” Then to his dismay the card slipped from his hand and fluttered out the window. “Stop the […]


August 4, 2019

Pentecost 8, Proper 13, Year C Fr. Bob Wagenseil Way back in the 1990s, I was appointed by my Bishop, the Bishop of Long Island, to serve as Archdeacon of Queens; and part of that job description took me on a pastoral visit to Liberia West Africa. I spent ten days in that beautiful nation […]