Nostalgia Is a Lie: Brexit & Plowing (Sermon for Pentecost 6, Proper 8C)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, June 26, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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A Priest (And My Demons) – Homily for Proper 7, RCL Year C (19 June 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, June 19, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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No Grief So Profound: Sermon for Pentecost 3, Proper 5C (5 June 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 5, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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More Prophets, Fewer Fools – From the Daily Office Lectionary

More prophets, fewer fools. From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Kings 22:8a ~ The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one other by whom …

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Vineyards and Soccer Fields – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Vineyards and Soccer Fields From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Kings 21:1-3 ~ Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of King Ahab …

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9/11 – From the Daily Office Lectionary

9/11 From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 18, Year 1 (Pentecost 15, 2015) 1 Kings 18:38-39 ~ Then the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt-offering, the wood, the stones, and the …

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Compositional Amenities – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Compositional Amenities From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 17, Year 1 (Pentecost 14, 2015) 1 Kings 11:1-2 ~ King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, …

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Solomonic Justice – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Solomonic justice . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 16, Year 1 (Pentecost 13, 2015) 1 Kings 3:24-25 ~ So [Solomon] said, “Bring me a sword”, and they brought a sword …

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There’s always an “only” – From the Daily Office Lectionary

There’s always an “only” . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 16, Year 1 (Pentecost 13, 2015) 1 Kings 3:3 ~ Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of his …

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The Armor of God: Sermon for Proper 16B (Pentecost 13, 23 August 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 16B, Track 1, RCL), August 23, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 1 Kings …

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