Whose Image Is This? – Sermon for Proper 24A, Pentecost 20 (October 22, 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, October 22, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, …

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The Ten Suggestions? – Sermon for Proper 22A (Pentecost 18), October 8, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 8, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, …

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Authority: To Bend the Knee – Sermon for Proper 21A (1 October 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, October 1, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, …

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Recovery: An Analogy

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==================== A reflection on recovery offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio. Fr. Funston is not preaching during August and September, 2017, while recuperating from total knee replacement surgery and will, …

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Health Care, A Human Right – A Rector’s Reflection (for the August 2017 Parish Newsletter)

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What do orange-haired casino owners, former First Ladies, Muslim refugee children, police officers, unborn babies, doctors and nurses who perform abortions, progressive hipsters, conservative Republicans, prosperity-gospel televangelists, members of Congress, transgender former athletes, Confederate-flag-waving white nationalists, Black Lives Matter activists, …

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Cancerous Distortion – Sermon for RCL Proper 11A – July 23, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, July 23, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Knight of Faith & the Dark Night of the Soul – Sermon for Proper 8A – July 2, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, July 2, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Not Sheep, Not Slaves: Sermon for Easter 4, 7 May 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 7, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Truth, Justice, and the American Way: A Sermon for Epiphany 4, Year A, 29 January 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 4th Sunday after the Epiphany, January 29, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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Facts, Opinions, Beliefs: Truth and the Role of the Clergy

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==================== A “Rector’s Reflection” by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston to be published in the February 2017 issue of The Epistle, the monthly newsletter of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. ==================== Introduction In …

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