Month: July 2012

A Torch Relay contrasted to a Triumphant Spectacle

So yesterday the torch relay came through our neighborhood on its way to the Olympic stadium to mark the start of the London 2012 games. There was a great buzz of excitement all throughout our neighborhood, as I’m sure there was in every neighborhood through which the torch passed. Essentially, the relay is an extended…

Sermon on Matthew 5:3, the first Beatitude

Ok, this is mostly for family and those who have specifically requested it. This is sermon I gave this past Sunday on the first Beatitude synced with the slides (sorry no actual video of the sermon). If you want to download the audio file only you can find it from St Michael’s Website here. Otherwise…

Where does your allegiance lie?

Today is July 4. While that doesn’t mean much to my British friends, they know that for our family and for Americans around the world, this is the day of our greatest national pride. I’ve taken the day off to celebrate with my family, in a foreign land as it were, this day of independence.…