The Episcopal Church

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Behind every sermon

"It reassures people to see their preacher holding a Bible,” a colleague would say. Still a slave to the manuscript, I began printing my sermons in two columns on copier pages.

Baptism: A new birth into a living hope

Baptism's new reality forms the very core of our faith in God and our understanding of ourselves — in baptism we have been united to Christ and given his risen, powerful, incorruptible life.

Spiritual beauty

The creative and appreciative urge are the work of the Holy Spirit, which always has one job in a human life — to make us the creatures God intends.