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Guest Post: A Sermon from Deacon Sue

A sermon preached at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Lent III, March 4, 2018 by the Rev. Dcn. Sue Bonsteel.  You can read the day’s scripture by clicking here. ….and Jesus went into the temple. There he found people illegally … Continue reading

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God’s Peace, Our Willingness

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. You can listen along by click on the play button below: There’s an Indian writer named Arundhati Roy.  She penned one of the most beautiful lines I’ve ever heard for a … Continue reading

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This Is Your Ministry

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. Click on the play button below to listen along as you read. I watched a movie recently, called Thanks for Sharing.  The movie was about addiction and the miraculous work done … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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My Life Matters

In gratitude for #blacklivesmatter preached at St Paul’s in Brighton, MI on September 6, 2015.  The gospel was Mark 7:24-37. Jesus entered the region of Tyre.  To the hearers of Mark’s Gospel, this means Jesus entered enemy territory.  The people … Continue reading

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Stuff: Rule #5

5 – Understand the ultimate unsoundness of the industrial doctrine of ‘labour saving’ if that implies poor work, unemployment, or any kind of pollution or contamination. Shopping.  I remember when the homesoil of the United States was attacked by terrorists … Continue reading

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