Transformed, Not Conformed

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”  (Romans 12:2 NIV) By Fr. Christopher Waters A friend of mine is a runner. He was telling me that runners have to retrain […]

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Clothe Yourself In His Love

“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.   ”   Colossians 3:14-15    By Fr. Chris Waters After the tornadoes touched down in the Oklahoma City area, I started […]

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“Dearly Beloved…”

This is a strange phrase by which to address others, especially today when most neighbors don’t know each other.  When true friends are few and far between.  When family are far away in space and time. But, dearly beloved sums up those who attend Saint Paul’s.  We, as individuals and as a body, know that […]

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From Where I Sit • Sep 6

Over a month ago, during prayer, we heard from the LORD the things He instructed us to do. His directives were summarized into five verses from Holy Scripture. Today and over the next few weeks, I am going to take each one of these verses and unpack what it may mean for our church. Week […]

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