A weekly Rector's Notes article, September 16, 2019 Fierce conversations is a leading business model that addresses many of the issues facing modern corporations today. From their website, Fierce describes their program as having the following result: In Fierce Conversations training, your team will learn: 1) what to talk about, 2) how to talk about … Continue reading fierce conversations
A sermon for the 14th Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 15:1-10 What is our value? When we answer this question, what then is our responsibility in understanding that value? The lessons that Jesus offers today are both an answer to the grumbling of the Pharisees and an explanation of the boundaries, the limits (or lack thereof) … Continue reading value
A weekly Rector's Notes Article The first Sunday of the program year of the Church (which for decades has conveniently followed the school-year calendar) has many names and traditions tied to it: Kick Off Sunday (it's the fall, football has started...), Welcome Back Sunday (all you heathens that stayed away all summer), Homecoming Sunday (again, … Continue reading Kick Off Sunday!
A sermon for the 12th Sunday After Pentecost, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 & Luke 14: 1, 7-14 Jesus Christ is the same: yesterday, today, and forever. This verse must resonate with us yesterday, today, and forever. Part of the power of faith is that there exists a constant in our faith: Jesus Christ. We may go … Continue reading a bountiful banquet feast
A weekly Rector's Notes article, August 26, 2019 This year, the people of St. Stephen's are invited to embark on a new path of formation and fellowship that will draw our community closer, while providing opportunities for each of us, from the youngest to the oldest, to learn more about themselves and grow in their … Continue reading seasons of prayer