Archive for August, 2014

Friday of Trinity 7 – Acts 25:1-12

ShareActs 25:1-12 “Be of good cheer, Paul; for as you have testified for Me in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness at Rome” (Acts 23:11). These words of Jesus might have sounded to St. Paul like the following: “Listen, Paul, I know that you’ve had a pretty tough go of it so far, I […]

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Thursday of Trinity 7 – Acts 24:10-27

ShareActs 24:10-27 See?  I told you.  What you see in this world is often not what you get.  We live in a world that has been put wrong side up.  You know those boxes that say, “This Side Up” and “Fragile”?  Well, humanity came in just such a box, and the ones God entrusted our […]

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Wednesday of Trinity 7 – Acts 23:25-24:9

ShareActs 23:25-24:9 Have you ever been falsely accused?  Have you ever been persecuted? I’ve lost track of how many times St. Paul was falsely accused or persecuted, but it’s a bunch – a big bunch! Jesus, his Master, predicted that such persecution would come, and Paul himself had been told that he would be put […]

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Tuesday of Trinity 7 – Acts 23:12-24

ShareActs 23:12-24 “Some of the Jews banded together and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.” Do you find this incredible, that a bunch of 1st century Jews would vow to eat or drink nothing until they had murdered someone?  It’s incredible to me, […]

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Monday of Trinity 7 – Acts 22:30-23:11

ShareActs 22:30-23:11 “Concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged!” This was Paul’s plea when he was given the opportunity to give an account of himself and his life.  Paul could have said many things about his life, but he chose to say this.  Why would Paul give this simple account […]

August 3, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Parents as Pastors – The Prayer Book and the Anglican Family

Share In this audio presentation, Fr. Charles Erlandson teaches Anglican parents how and why to have family Evening Prayer. Parents are the first and most powerful pastors of their own children. For Anglican parents, the Prayer Book is a Rule of Life which unites them in a common life in Christ. Fr. Erlandson shares his […]

August 1, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 6 – Acts 22:16-29

ShareActs 22:16-29 Here’s part II of my testimony in progress: Eventually I made my way into the Reformed Episcopal Church, originally and to human eyes accidentally because I was teaching school at Good Shepherd School in Tyler, Texas.  In fact, it was because many of the leaders of Believer’s Fellowship were connected to Good Shepherd […]

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