Haters Gonna Hate

I am in the stretch run of my doctorate, and in the process I have been going through old emails from the classroom portion of the program.  During the eight classes we were usually responsible for posting reflections on a weekly basis.  In the next few weeks I will...

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God And Clothes

I have a new post in the "Our Faith" section of the church website going up soon.  Here is an excerpt - you can read the rest there: We are all familiar with the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and their disobedience to God. The story forms the basis of...

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2017 Music/The Rasputins

For years I have thought about doing my own year-end music awards and calling them The Rasputins , since Rasputin and I share the same first name.  This has never happened largely because by the end of the year I have lost track of great new stuff that I have listened...

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Barabbas

We are going to hear the name Barabbas a bit during Holy Week this coming week, especially on Thursday and Friday during the Gospel readings. He is the character whom the crowd wants released by Pilate during the “passover pardon” instead of Jesus, whom Pilate sees as...

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Christian Unity 2017

Last Saturday a bunch of us from the Metropolis joined our Catholic brethren as well as representatives from other Christian traditions - our Coptic friends, the Black Mission Alliance, Congregacion Leon de Juda, the Mass. Council of Churches, the United Church of...

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Christmas Reflection From His Eminence

Below is the Christmas message from Metropolitan Methodios.  You can find the original - in both languages - here. We live in a world of constant turmoil, of financial crisis, of poverty and unemployment, of disillusionment and uncertainty, of confusion and unrest, of...

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