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Hello, I must be going

November 20, 2013

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The more determined men become to despise the teaching of Christ, the more zealous should godly ministers be to assert it and the more strenuous their efforts to preserve entire. And more than that, by their diligence to ward off Satan’s attack. John Calvin About three-thirty Thursday October 3rd I received a phone call from […]

Should Priests Ever Walk Away?

May 19, 2012

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Church membership and church discipline are usually foreign words to Episcopalians. The continual emphasis on tolerance, inclusion and their synonyms has tended to erode membership expectations made of Christians in our congregations to be little more than, as Woody Allen once said, “…just showing up.” Sound biblical and theological resources, therefore, are few as I […]