By the Rev. Justin Clemente A Pastoral Letter to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. August 7, 2018 To all the Faithful in Christ Jesus: As most of you already know, Herald Mail reporter Janet Heim recently published an outstanding article on our work as a parish. It was a positive story […]
Seven signs you don’t think the Ascension is as great as it really is!
Think of the wonder of these words! Peace to whom? The deserters. The deniers.
Ironically, Thomas’s time of doubt is meant to show us to aim for faithful believing, not “honest” doubt.
Who will roll away the stone? Jesus. Is he worthy? Yes. We certainly can’t and aren’t, and that is good news.
We would like, I think, to distance ourselves from these thieves – whoever we are, wherever we are, we say, surely we’re not those guys. Aren’t we?
“Crucifixion is the only way to die with your arms open.” — St. Athanasius