I never understood the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55) until I became an expectant adoptive parent. Read the Post HOW PARENTHOOD HELPED ME TO RELATE BETTER WITH THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
If a priest called you a “brood of vipers” at your baptism, would you have still gone through with it? Read the Post YOU BROOD OF VIPERS! WHAT JOHN THE BAPTIST TEACHES US ABOUT A VIBRANT FAITH
To those who have gone through great loss, what can one say? What words of comfort can we offer? Words that help heal? Words that show we care?
Consider, then, what you might say to the victims and families of last week’s shooting. Read the Post IS YOUR FAITH FEELING EMPTY? CONNECT IT WITH FAITHFUL ACTION
For over two thousand years, people have predicted the end of the world. And each time, they were wrong. Read the Post IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT (AND I FEEL FINE)
In 1862, the United States was in turmoil. The Civil War had already begun. Halfway around the world, King Kamehameha IV and Emma established the Church of Hawaii. We now call it the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii.
Some might argue that this was a political ploy. But Kamehameha and Emma might argue otherwise. Read the Post SERVING WITH HUMILITY: HONORING KAMEHAMEHA IV AND EMMA
Sometimes things happen in life when plans get disrupted and you must address the change head-on. Read the Post DEALING WITH THE AFTERMATH OF GREAT TRAGEDY
Imagine a world where the things that divide us no longer existed. Read the Post IMAGINE ALL (GOD’S) PEOPLE LIVING FOR TODAY
I created this as part of my one-day Eucharistic Minister training course for St. John’s By-the-Sea Church and Calvary Episcopal Church. Read the Post Eucharistic Minister Training: For use in the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii (PDF)
Driving up Kamehameha Highway towards the four-way intersection at Kaneohe Bay Drive, you’ll likely see a man holding a cardboard sign: “Hungry. Need money for food.”
If you see him, maybe you will respond in one of the following ways… Read the Post HOW OUR SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS KEEPS THE KINGDOM OF GOD FROM BECOMING A REALITY