From the Bishop's Desk

“The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight.”  As a child, I was always mystified by this line from the carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem.  I understood something of the hope of Christmas. I knew something of how that hope was expressed in Jesus. But what about the fears? What... full post »


The Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible is full of common sense wisdom. Here is one in praise of working as a team: “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. If they fall, one will lift up the other.”  (Ecclesiastes 4:9) Couples sometimes chose this brief passage as... full story »