Today is not only the Feast of the Confession of Saint Peter, but also the first day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This week falls each January between two holy days: The Confession of Saint Peter and the Conversion of Saint Paul.
Today, eight days into the Christmas season, the Episcopal Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Name. We celebrate this feast day on January 1st each year because it’s the day when Jesus was named by his parents and circumcised.
Advent is officially one week away. How are you feeling about it? Will this be the year you are finally able to slow down and enjoy this season of preparation? Grow Christians tries every November to ready our community to do just that.
Several years ago the church I currently serve decided to end their Wednesday healing service, opting instead to add healing prayers to the Sunday morning […]
Where is the line drawn between wanting your children to grow into their best selves and accepting them for who they already are? This question […]
A couple of weeks ago I laid down with my nine-year-old son to read Lindsay Hardin Freeman’s book The Spy on Noah’s Ark. I flipped […]
Today is the fourth Sunday in a row we’ve heard about bread in church. I am the bread of life, he says, whoever comes to me […]
Today our church honors Mary, the mother of Jesus; a tradition dating back to the earliest days of the church. The gospels of Matthew and […]
Two years ago Nurya Love Parish wrote a beautiful post about The Nativity of John the Baptist. She walked us through Luke chapter one and […]
It’s happened. Again. We knew that it would, but it still shocks us. This time it was a high school in Santa Fe, Texas. While […]