SEPTEMBER 14 – THE HOLY CROSS

And the Lord said to Moses, “Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live.” So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.[Numbers 21:8-9]Continue reading “SEPTEMBER 14 – THE HOLY CROSS”

FAITH OVERCOMES ADVERSITY – ALEXANDER CRUMMELL

Many will praise his understanding;it will never be blotted out.His memory will not disappear,and his name will live through all generations.Nations will speak of his wisdom,and the congregation will proclaim his praise.[Sirach 39:9-10] This Sunday, September 12, many Episcopal parishes will celebrate the life and legacy of Alexander Crummell, the first African-American priest to beContinue reading “FAITH OVERCOMES ADVERSITY – ALEXANDER CRUMMELL”

A REFLECTION ON MINISTRY

I therefore…beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.[Ephesians 4:1-3] I recently visited the congregation I served before myContinue reading “A REFLECTION ON MINISTRY”