All Saints' Episcopal Church

Truly Important or Merely Urgent

In a speech before the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower said these now famous words: “I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.”[1] Just a look at Eisenhower’s resumé reveals that he […]

Spirit That’s Heavier Than Matter

As a pediatrician-in-training, I observed many physicians as they interacted with patients.  I watched what they did—how they spoke with patients, the questions they asked, the information they gleaned from them.  I was especially fortunate to get to spend time with a well-known pediatrician who worked with children and their families on developmental and behavioral […]

Witnessing to the Light

A sermon on John 1:6-8, 19-28… Karl Barth was one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century.  The crux of his theology, around which everything he wrote revolved, is the claim that Jesus Christ is the unique and full revelation of God in history, the fulfillment of scripture, the true Word of God.  […]

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