We’re in uncharted waters in the middle of a storm. Which boat are you in? If you’re baptized, you’re not in any boat that belongs to your family or nation or ideology. You’re in Jesus’ boat.
Father Chuck reminds us that everything starts from a tiny seed. A mighty tree high on the hill. A mustard bush that provides shelter for many animals. A human being. The universe. God transforms these tiny sparks of life into something magnificent and unbelievable.
What is the church to do in times like this?
Two sermons. One by Father Jonathan and the other from our guest preacher at the 10:30 service, Jory Mickelson from Christ Church, Blaine.
Father Josh’s sermon about the Trinity, about the difference between flesh and spirit, and about the royal wedding. Of course.
Marsha takes us past greeting cards, flowers, and going out for brunch to a much deeper understanding of motherhood.
The Holy Spirit was not sent into the world as a consolation prize, because we “lost” Jesus. Instead, God sent us a guide into all truth so that we can re-present what Jesus did, said and meant.
The introduction to a new ministry at Saint Paul’s Bellingham
The apostle Philip obeys an angel's request and has a "chance" encounter out on the road in the middle of nowhere.
Good Friday and Easter 2018
Do you ever feel helpless in the face of goodness? When you fail to “be good,” do you throw your hands up in disgust at yourself? Do you beat yourself up?
Father Jonathan expounds on a fundamental renunciation that is key to our baptismal vows.
Father Jonathan struggles with a sick heart. Both figuratively, from the violence and horror of recent events, and literally, with his own health issues.
In the wake of another school shooting. Is this another tragedy that could have been prevented?
Father Jonathan addresses this most eventful and symbolic day.
Jesus transforms into pure light. Then everything returns to "normal". Right.
Father Jonathan discusses the evolution of mankind's concept of God and of Creation.
Where are we in our quest for one foolproof source of authority? We have shot down clergy, the Bible, education, science, and conscience.
Pouting prophets totally disobeying God. Fish slime. Petulance. This bible story is either a deep tale of humanity or else a bit of comic relief.
We begin at the beginning. The first chapter of the book of Genesis. All civilizations need a creation story to set the tone, fire the imagination and define our entire system of finite relations