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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

January 13, 2019 Baptism of Our Lord

On Tuesday, as I sat in my office at Trinity digging into the readings for today, I received a telephone call. A man looking for help. He and his wife needed someplace to stay for a few nights, while they waited for the application for housing assistance to be processed. Most of the time I…

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Christmas Eve, 2018

A few weeks ago, I followed with some interest a thread of a conversation about the baby Jesus. It was not a discussion about the theology of the Incarnation, no. It was a whole series of stories about how the baby Jesus from people’s nativity scenes went missing, and what they used to replace him….

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December 23, 2018 Advent 4

Every Christmas eve we sing “O little town of Bethlehem” and hear the story of how Jesus was born there. It gives us a false sense of its importance in its own context, I think. Bethlehem was a backwater, nothing town. Yes, King David was from there, but that was where he started—not where he…

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