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212, 2016

Advent Conspiracy

December 2nd, 2016|From the Rector|

This December I'm leading a class for our iParent community about the subversive nature of Advent. I say "subversive," because observing a holy Advent really is counter-cultural. And I'm not talking about being Scrooge-like "Advent

2311, 2016

Interfaith Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2016|From the Rector|

In a metropolitan area as a diverse and pluralistic as Dallas-Forth Worth, interactions between people of different cultures and religions remain remarkably rare. Think about the last time you engaged in meaningful conversation about faith

1811, 2016

Evangelism Matters

November 18th, 2016|From the Rector|

I am writing this even as some of the 450 expected guests begin to arrive at Transfiguration for Evangelism Matters. Through Saturday, we are welcoming leaders from around The Episcopal Church, including numerous international visitors

1111, 2016

That What You Live By

November 11th, 2016|From the Rector|

I can't remember being quite so surprised in my life as I was at the election results, but surprise quickly gave way to worry. On Tuesday night I was so worried I couldn't stand or

411, 2016

All Saints’ Sunday

November 4th, 2016|From the Rector|

This weekend we observe All Saints' Sunday, culminating a week of remembering and honoring all the Saints and all the saints. God loves all his followers equally, yet it is an important distinction: Saints (capital

2810, 2016

Come Down from There!

October 28th, 2016|From the Rector|

A pastor recently shared with me that when one member of her youth group asked her friends what they imagined Jesus thought about them, the overwhelming answer was disappointment. Apparently, the majority of the teenagers

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