Wednesday Word

August
2
2017

Wednesday Word: Why do we do what we do?

Why do you do what you do? And do your parishioners understand what they are doing? -- Paul

Every Thursday afternoon I spend about an hour and a half with a few other clergy from Hagerstown....

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July
26
2017

Wednesday Word: Understanding Scripture

So if it seems to you that you have understood the divine scriptures, or any part of them, in such a way that by this understanding you do not build up this twin love of God and neighbor, then you...

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July
12
2017

Wednesday Word: A Bible Believing church

The Bible is not a series of metaphysical claims, but is primarily a story of how communities of faith have responded to the presence and activity of God in their midst. --  Samuel Wells, What...

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July
5
2017

Wednesday Word: Ideals

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit...

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June
28
2017

Wednesday Word: Discernment

Not every inclination which seems good to you should at once be obeyed; nor should every contrary emotion at once be avoided.

Thomas a'Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 3, Chapter 11

What...

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