On this day in which a new president of the United States is installed I make my plea to whomever may stumble across these words in this small space.
10 And the crowds asked John the Baptist, ‘What then should we do?’
The 2016 film “Alone In Berlin” by director Vincent Pérez, has for the most part received either modest praise or harsh criticism.
In preparation fro writing my 23rd Annual Report as Rector of St. Philip Church, I have been reflecting on the values to which I aspire for us as a church. Here, with a few additional reflections, is the second group of five values:
From 1940 to 1943 the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto struggled for survival under unimaginable conditions.
7 John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, ‘You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
In most spiritual teachings, “resistance” is a “four-letter word” – something to be avoided at all times.
3John the Baptist went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins,
1In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, 2during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas,
As I have been preparing to write my 23rd Annual Report as Rector of St. Philip Church, it has occurred to me that there are number of qualities, I hope might guide us as a community of faith.