The Edge of Our Knowing

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  The Rev. Teri Daily   A reading from Luke 21:5-9… When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, Jesus said, “As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be […]

Choosing Life

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  The Rev. Teri Daily   A sermon on Deuteronomy 30:15-20 and Luke 14: 25-33… In our home recently we’ve had a discussion about cost-benefit ratios.  For the past few years our children (21 and 19 years old) have each had a fish – Zip Zip and Pedro, respectively.  A few months ago Pedro passed […]

More Humble Than Anyone Else

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  Dr. Donna Bowman   I’m excited to post a sermon by our guest preacher this past Sunday, Dr. Donna Bowman. Her sermon is on Sirach 10:12-18 and Luke 14:1, 7-14… In 1670, the Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza published a book with the alluring title Theological-Political Treatise. He published it anonymously, and it turned out […]

Does Good = Gospel?

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  The Rev. Teri Daily   In the Episcopal Church, when you feel a prompting within yourself to become a priest or a deacon, the next step (if the bishop agrees) is to begin what’s called a discernment committee.  Usually 6-8 people meet monthly for at least six months with the person who feels called […]

If Money Could Talk

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  The Rev. Teri Daily   A sermon on Luke 12:13-21… “Follow the money” is a phrase that is said to have become popular after the 1976 movie All the President’s Men – the idea being that if one followed the trail of money, it would become obvious who was responsible for the Watergate break-in.  […]

Waiting for Conversion

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  The Rev. Teri Daily   A sermon on Luke 10:25-37…   Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a leader in the New Monastic movement—a movement that encourages Christian communities to form in economically depressed areas of a city, and then to become an intricate part of the neighborhood through the practice of radical hospitality and peacemaking.  Jonathan […]