One month into my junior year of high school and four months after my dad’s sudden death, I declared to my closest friends over school lunch mystery meat that I was quitting church, and, by extension, God.
“You may be all the Gospel your neighbor will ever read.” — Saint Francis of Assisi
At The Episcopal Academy we make every intention to inspire our students to care across differences.
My exploration continued into Seaport Village.
As Christians, Saint Andrew reminds us that following Christ requires us to surrender our need for notoriety and acclaim.
I am absolutely fascinated when people in the Bible are picked up and moved by the Holy Spirit.
When have you experienced the good news of Christ through serving others?
Saint Andrew was a pioneer in many ways. His festival is often the first major Christian feast celebrated after the beginning of the Christian year to commemorate his status of being the “first called.”
If there is a verse that I have preached to myself, if there is a promise that I have held onto, it is this one. God equips us for what God calls us do in our lives. In my family, God equips us to homeschool and to care for orphans and to pray for troubled marriages.
“Grandma, where’s your mean picture?” asks my seven-year old grandson.“Mean” picture? Our house is full of family photos, paintings, icons – but I can’t think of any “mean” pictures.