Monthly Archives: September 2016

The New Pillars of the Church

St. Andrew’s (the building) has four mighty pillars at its front doors. But like any church, it is made up of pillars within, women and men in the church who through the years have formed the foundation of St. Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Racial Reconciliation: Now it’s Our Turn

This week I am deeply saddened to watch events unfolding in Charlotte. Though I haven’t spent much time in that city in recent years, I was born there. I have a lot of friends and colleagues in churches in Charlotte. … Continue reading

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keeping money quiet

Homily for September 18, 2016 When David Parker was 15, his father gathered his family together in the kitchen and placed a gym bag on the kitchen table. He then emptied the contents of the bag, dumping onto the table … Continue reading

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three stewardship confessions

Homily for Sept. 11, 2016 Next Saturday St. Andrew’s celebrates its 125th anniversary. 125 multiplied by 52 weeks equals exactly 6,500 Sundays. That means means that today is the 6 thousand five hundredth Sunday gathering of the church of St. … Continue reading

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