From Where I Sit • October 18

I have often heard arguments that our concept of God is too small. Usually the argument is crafted to make us believe that God is not narrowly defined in terms of Christian belief, but that God is actually a compilation of all known religions. The argument maintains no one religion can contain the fullness of […]

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Inaugural Anglican service at Sharp Chapel, University of Tulsa

This past Sunday evening at 7:00 pm on the 7th of October 2012, the inaugural Anglican evening prayer service was held at Sharp Chapel, at the University of Tulsa.  Sharp Chapel is a solemn and impressive house of worship. The service was lead by Rev. Brad VanDeventer, Missionary Priest of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church of […]

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The Gates of Thanksgiving

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise…” – Psalm 100:4 Each night, I sleep outside the gates, where the infinite universe can be viewed. (And the exact time from an atomic clock, projected onto our bedroom ceiling.) Many mornings at dawn I stand at the King’s gates with Mordecai (Esther 5). He (who […]

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From Where I Sit • Oct 11

Speaking the Truth in love “Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.” Ephesians 4:15. Speaking the truth in love is much more difficult than it may, at first, appear. First of all, truth is not our opinion […]

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ACSP Celebrates 6th Anniversary

Fellowship and food were in abundance at Mowery Chapel on Sunday as Saint Paul’s celebrated 6 years as a church. On October 1, 2006, the newly formed Anglican Church of Saint Paul met for the first time.    Six years later, the church has grown to offer three different services in three different communities.  All […]

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Evening Prayer Services at T.U.

Join us Sunday evenings at 7:00pm in Sharp Chapel at The University of Tulsa for our weekly evening prayer service.  Father Brad Van Deventer, Saint Paul’s Mission Priest, will be celebrating a traditional Anglican Evening Prayer Service from the Book of Common Prayer. TU students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend, along with anyone […]

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From Where I Sit • Oct 4

So that others may be saved  I am basically a “people pleaser” and hate both discord and confrontation. However, neither creating discord nor allowing discord to continue is emotionally nor spiritually healthy. This post will be the first of several about the power of words and our responsibility as Christians. “Do not cause anyone to […]

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Magnificence

“To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever.” Revelation 5:13 By Jean Wolfe Beth Moore, in her DVD study of Revelation, exhibits great excitement as she relates the scriptures stating who God is and as she describes the picture of […]

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Bishop Atwood: Recent Kenya Violence

October 1, 2012 If you travel northeast from downtown Nairobi on Mogira Road and turn right at Happyland Distributors onto Juja Road, you will pass the Pangani Police Station. Just past that is St. Polycarp Anglican Church. This last Sunday St. Polycarp Church was not in any way “Happyland.” As a result of a blinding […]

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Do You Want to Be Healed?

Whenever I pray over someone for healing, I only ask three questions: “Do you believe that God can heal you?” “Do you believe that God is willing to heal you?” “Do you want to be healed?”       Listen to the September 23, 2012 Sunday Sermon    

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