Category Archives: Theology and Faith

Are you religious?

Are you religious? Yes. What kind? Christian What kind? The kind who believes in Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior. That’s not what I mean. I mean what church do you belong to? The one holy catholic and apostolic church. … Continue reading

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Crossing the Bridge

Text of the eulogy edited for these purposes that I was privileged to be asked by my friend Paul Robins to deliver at his funeral. 1030AM, 19 October, 2013, East Funeral Home, Texarkana, USA  Prelude to the service, Pete Fountain’s New … Continue reading

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Are we “relevant” enough yet?

Over the past few years I have spent increasing time reading the early writers and doctors of the church. The more I read, the more I want to read. The more I read, the more isolated I become in developing … Continue reading

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The Senate hasn’t changed in 2,000 years…

Anyway, to the point: I am currently reading Eusebius Pamphylus, the greatest of all ecclesiastical historians.  He was present at Nicaea which ended the early history of the church and set in stone the fundamental doctrines that remain unchanged to … Continue reading

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A High Churchman of the Anglican Catholic Tradition

For years when asked about my faith I have described myself succinctly as “high Churchman of the Anglican catholic tradition” to fellow Episcopalians.  However, it’s only recently come to my attention how little understood this statement is…even though it’s pretty … Continue reading

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