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Feb
4

The seventeen days

The seventeen days Pre-Lent rolled in early this year. Septuagesima already past, at the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Sexagesima as well, with Quinquagesima looming
Oct
6

Mission: foreign and domestic

Mission: foreign and domestic When I was growing up in church in the 1950s and 1960s I would often hear about how our congregation was connected to the work of missionaries. Basically, the idea was that there were two kinds of places in the world: one, like ours, where most people were Christians, and the other, usually far away, where most people weren’t.
Aug
27

Rally Day ruminations: the problem with Sunday School

Rally Day ruminations: the problem with Sunday School I think we've told Christian parents that it's not their job to be the teachers and spiritual leaders in their families.
Apr
13

Easter Communion

Easter Communion The poetry of Easter is so very rich — reaching out as far as we can reach in our limited vocabularies for a way to say what needs to be said.
Feb
12

Three poems for the end of Epiphany

Three poems for the end of Epiphany At the far edge of our science we aren’t looking so much at stars anymore as at the older light that was what the stars were before they were stars,
Dec
2

Good news in Advent

Good news in Advent Jesus came for the people who know how it feels when you say "sin."
Sep
29

Searching for light: another word on TREC

Searching for light: another word on TREC Larger ecclesiastical structures are of course inevitable, but they aren’t of much interest until it’s clear what difference they make on the front line.
Sep
10

Bruce Robison

The Rev. Bruce Robison has served as rector of St. Andrew’s Church, Highland Park, in the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh since 1994.

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