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Mar
25

From kingdom to truth

From kingdom to truth The Word preached that one last time to that practical philosopher Pontius Pilate, and he spoke of the truth.
Dec
24

Emmanuel, the LORD

Emmanuel, the LORD At Christmas, we sing hymns and carols that call the child born to Mary and Joseph “Lord.” But we are told that more and more, the use of that title is outdated, sexist, and perhaps even a sort of theological “microagression” against some of the folks in the pews.
Aug
21

Outside the bounds?

Outside the bounds? Acts 10:1-16 speaks of Cornelius, a Gentile centurion drawn to worship the one God, yet fearful to commit. The question for us now is — who is Cornelius today?
May
11

Something to eat

Something to eat Why does the risen Jesus ask for food? Is he hungry? Does he need to eat?
Feb
27

Two poems for Lent

Two poems for Lent Covenant is interested in publishing poetry on a regular basis, especially poetry that reflects on liturgical or theological themes. Similarly, we are interested essays investigating the theological character of well-known or obscure poems. If you or another reader write poems or essays of literary criticism and would like to submit some for consideration, e-mail zguiliano[at]livingchurch.org. Posts of...
Dec
29

The ox knows its owner

The ox knows its owner The ox knows its owner, and the ass its master’s crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.
Oct
31

Halloween thoughts

Halloween thoughts What is the connection between devils, witches, goblins, and All Saints, and is it pernicious to participate in the revelries of the Eve if one is a believer who honors the Day?
Sep
3

Musings on Calvary

Musings on Calvary Calvary is really about being a Christian, which means being willing to follow Jesus into the valley of the shadow of death, confident even in the midst of fear and pain that “thou art with me” (Ps 23:4).
Sep
10

Jean McCurdy Meade

Jean McCurdy Meade is a retired priest of the Diocese of Louisiana, formerly the Rector of Mount Olivet Church, New Orleans.

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