The Daily Pastoral

Short pastoral notes emailed to you daily during the week.

Demons are real. This much is true. But as long as we are able to name them, we will be unable to exorcise them. Under the safety of God’s wings, though…
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May the sweet song of Christ in Advent lean toward you and lull you not into a deeper sleep but into a wider awakening. Amen. In Comfort + Joy…
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God, the Three-in-One and One-in-Three… equal distinct unified This is the dynamic of the Triune God. It is the dynamic of humankind and all of…
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The Kingdom of God is not God reigning over all of creation like a tyrant with ‘his’ boot on the necks of all who acted against his will. In Jesus, we…
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The season of Advent focuses on the entry of Christ into the world: in the past (the incarnation), in the future (the return), and in the present (in…
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Christian contemplative practice is not a method of self-improvement but of (false) self-forgetfulness. This Advent season, may you be disavowed of the…
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At the center of the Christian life is not a throne, but a cross. On the cross, Christ shows us God’s posture towards the world that God loves so much…
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