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Santa vs. Jesus

by Melinda Little “You better watch out! You better not cry! You better not pout! I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town,” begins the modern-day Christmas song. Santa Claus is an icon of American culture. He keeps track of all the good and bad little boys and girls. I confess I may…

A Mirror That Will Show Your Heart — Mathew Fenlon

Sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, September 14, 2014, by the Rev’d Mathew Fenlon. Mathew Fenlon is the Senior Associate Rector of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church and School in Houston, Texas. Text 1: Deuteronomy 15:7 “If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord…

The Law is Love — David Browder

Sermon for the First Sunday in Advent, December 1, 2013, by the Rev’d David Browder Text: Romans 13:8. OWE no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear…

Strangers in this Land — David Browder

Sermon for Thanksgiving Eve, November 26, 2013, by the Rev’d David Browder. Text: Deuteronomy 11:8-21 Therefore shall ye keep all the commandments which I command you this day, that ye may be strong, and go in and possess the land, whither ye go to possess it; and that ye may prolong your days in the land, which the Lord sware…