Monthly Archives: November 2015

the three sleepy sins

Homily for the First Sunday of Advent 2015         At one point in his book Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking Malcolm Gladwell describes the state of heightened awareness that police officers are trained to feel in moments when … Continue reading

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border crossings

Homily for the Last Sunday of Pentecost (Christ the King) 2015 James Donovan was an American insurance lawyer who in 1957 defended accused Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in court, presumably because this was the in the depths of the duck-and-cover … Continue reading

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the common denominator of growth and change

I’ll start with a confession: tomorrow morning when I climb into the pulpit I’ll be blatantly stealing from Bishop Curry’s sermon last week at his installation. So thanks , ++MBC! There’s a vital denominator running through the church’s particular mission, … Continue reading

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