June 9, 2019

I am aware that this past Sunday was Pentecost, but I think that it is important to spend some time discussing Bishop Charleston’s understanding of Easter and resurrection before we go much farther along. My discussion is based on Charleston’s book The Four Vision...

May 21, 2019

We think of God as the great transformer, but in what ways do we transform ourselves and our world? Is God the only force of transformation in our lives? I have asked for my life to change and then waited and waited. It finally dawned on me that nothing was going to...

May 14, 2019

Yesterday, I listened to a group of graduating students talk about their school experiences. They were sure about their participation in group activities that affirmed them including their life at Saint Peter’s. What happens to those students who are not lucky...

April 23, 2019

Sunday was Easter Sunday, but it is not the final day of Easter. Easter ends fifty days from Sunday with Pentecost. Between now and then, we celebrate with several Gospel readings about Jesus’ appearances to the disciples so that they might gain an understanding of...

April 16, 2019

Last week we celebrated the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian and activist. He lived during the 2nd World War. He was hanged by the SS Black Guards on April 9, 1945, just before the fall of the Nazi government. His crime was plotting the death of...