Thanks-Giving

A few evenings ago as I was leaving Church, I descended down the stairs towards my car, quickly climbing in. Mid-November evenings start getting cold (especially for my Texas bones) and it gets very dark being at a property surrounded mostly by farmland. As I began driving down the long driveway, I noticed something that appeared to …

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Audience of One

Life is tough, ministry is challenging, egos get in the way, pride can cloud our vision, personal ambitions can distract, and the voices of crowds can derail a person looking to serve for the glory of God. 12 years ago I was ordained by God to serve as a priest in the Coptic Orthodox Church. During …

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500 Year Anniversary of Reformation Day

Today is Reformation Day and you know what that means? On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther dressed up as a Catholic Monk and went trick or treating, right? Not exactly! In all likelihood, he actually spent his evening at Vespers celebrating the victorious saints. On this day 500 years ago – it is claimed that – Luther, a …

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