Day: September 17, 2014

Soul-full Exchange

And the crowds asked him, ‘What then should we do?’ In reply he said to them, ‘Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.’ Even tax-collectors came to be baptized, and they asked him, ‘Teacher, what should we do?’ He said to them, ‘Collect no […]

Another war in the Middle East

by George Clifford President Obama, in a speech to the nation on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, declared that the United States is engaged in a war to degrade and then to destroy ISIL – the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. As an American Christian committed to working for peace, […]

Yale chaplain’s resignation shows debate within churches over Israel/Palestine

“Episcopal chaplain at Yale University [seeming suggestion] that Jews were culpable for Israel’s actions against Palestinians and a related rise in global anti-Semitism, his comments not only led to his resignation but rekindled a debate within mainline Protestant churches about how to respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,”

Making a Living

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 — Week of Proper 19, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalms 72 (morning) // 119:73-96 (evening) Job 42:1-17 Acts 16:16-24 John 12:20-26 My local city council recently passed an ordinance that […]