Collect for Spy Wednesday

Last Supper, Church of Saint Martin

A prayer for today’s Community Holy Week service at which I am serving as the liturgist, based on the lectionary reading (John 13:21-32). It’s called Spy Wednesday to remember Judas conspiring to betray Jesus. Glorious God, in your Incarnate Word you name the truth of our existence, and through the cross, Christ Jesus emancipates the … Continue reading

Christmas Wassail Recipe

A traditional wassail recipe for your holiday enjoyment!

The Hour and the Day

Advent: Getting ready for the one, true, holy God to break into our fragmented, false, and unholy lives.

A Good Day

They don’t come as often as I would like, but I want to celebrate when they do: it was a good day today! I’m not saying it was perfect (or that I was!), but it was one of those days where you feel like you are doing the right thing. I was a pastor, priest, … Continue reading

Fix It….

Driving through the South Park neighborhood and the Lamar campus the day after Hurricane Humberto visited us, my two year old son became quite upset. He began looking around and crying out plaintively, “Fix it! Ben fix it!” My wife and I couldn’t quite figure out what he was talking about until we really looked … Continue reading