Last weekend the Vestry spent a day and a half on retreat up at the Barbara Harris Camp in New Hampshire. We were not the only folks there, by any…

Changing the Conversation

April 29, 2018
[Editor's note: this is an edited transcript of a sermon preached extemporaneously.] Finally, it’s spring. The rain is falling and the little buds are beginning to form on the trees,…

The Question of the Age

April 22, 2018
I’ve recently been reading a powerful little book by Professor Tim Snyder, a historian at Yale, called On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Snyder studies the rise of…

Unlearning our Lessons

March 4, 2018
What would you say is the most important lesson you’ve ever learned? It might be hard to come up with that; after all, the lessons that are really the most…