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On the evening of Monday, February 15th, I lost my friend, Steve Owens, to cancer.  Steve was one of the first people Jasmine and I met when, in the fall…

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Buried somewhere on a fifty acre stretch of woodland near Bouctouche, New Brunswick is a small, earthenware container no larger than a soap dish.  In it are the tiny remains…

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Epiphany (referred to by some as “Little Christmas”) falls on January 6th and commemorates the Magi’s visit with the Christ Child (Matthew 2:1-12). Our family does a couple of things…

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Good morning Stone Church.  This is a sermon about racism. Believe it or not, in the fifteen years that I have been an Anglican Priest, I have not preached on the…

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Since the outbreak of the pandemic, our policy makers have had to make a number of tough calls; among them, which services ought to remain available to the public and…

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In the weeks that have past, Jasmine and I— like so many other church leaders all across the world— have sought to provide online services for our parishioners, now sequestered…

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It’s the evening of Jesus’ arrest. After supper with his disciples, he goes to the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives— a familiar place that all of his…

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If Jasmine and I had a super power it would be this: Drawing ordinary people into small, life-giving communities that meet together, face-to-face, in the real world.  We run book…

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Addictions are ruthless and destructive. That’s a lesson I’ve known for most of my life but, for some reason, God has seen fit to reinforce over the course of these…

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“Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return” – These words from the Ash Wednesday service are meant to be jarring. A reminder of our unsubstantial nature,…

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