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Best Confession

Dear Jesus,

Last Saturday, I went to confession and you said to give the priest all my anger and hate. Well I did– and then some. 180 more words


A Baby Step Against My Latent Racism (And Maybe Yours?)

I know, I know. One of the worst types of writing there is in the world is a white person writing about their discovery that they are privileged and this is deeply engrained. 1,152 more words


“If a brother sins against you…”

Watching for the morning of September 7

Year A

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost:
Proper 18 / Lectionary 23

We are on dangerous ground, this Sunday. 482 more words


Northumberland church with a war-time story

This is a Saxon church I painted in acrylic. It is St Andrew’s church in Bolam, Northumberland. It has an interesting war-time history. During 2nd World War a German bomber was flying overhead with hardly enough fuel to get back to Germany. 84 more words


Guest Post: The Black Holocaust Never Stopped

I don’t do many guest posts. Today is an exception. In the wake of Ferguson and the vitriol at the looting but not at the killing that precipitated it, I want you to hear my friend Warren Stewart’s voice. 875 more words


Saving Our Lives by Losing Them: a Call for Restorative Justice

This sermon, offered at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Madison Wisconsin by the Very Rev. Andy Jones, is based on the readings for the Proper 17 in Year A of the Revised Common Lectionary. 2,788 more words



13th Sunday after Pentecost: Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20

“If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone.   733 more words