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Nowhere to Lay Our Heads

Nowhere to Lay Our Heads

By Don PlummerBishop of the Diocese of Atlanta the Rt. Rev. Robert Wright addressed the crisis at our southern border in his weekly For Faith devotional on Friday, June 28.Wright, who has frequently spoken out on other issues such as gun violence, access to...
Nowhere

Nowhere

  Jesus remarked he had, “…nowhere to lay his head.” There’s a haunting sadness in that phrase. He said it after being turned away by two villages. He said it to warn his friends that following him would lead to nowhere for them. Recently we’ve seen images of...

Camp Craddock Arrives at Holy Family’s Campus

On June 17, more than two dozen rising second and third graders descended upon the 40-acre campus of the Holy Family Episcopal Church in Jasper, GA, ready for fun, sun and laughter aplenty. For a full week, 37 volunteers from Holy Family joined with Craddock Center...
Under

Under

  Where are you in relationship to Jesus? If you drew a diagram, where would you be? Beside him? Behind him? There was a soldier who placed himself under Jesus’ authority. Though not a follower of Jesus, he understood power and authority; superior and...

Hispanic Youth Event A Huge Hit in Austell

On Saturday, May 18, Spanish-speaking congregations from around the Diocese teamed up to hold a fun event for Hispanic youth in our community. Held at Iglesia del Buen Pastor (Church of the Good Shepherd) in Austell, GA, more than 30 youth participated in the...
Access

Access

  Boasting in God isn’t pounding a drum on the issues of the day. It’s not parroting religious talking points. Boasting in God comes naturally as a climax to working God’s program and finding God to be a creative genius. That’s what Paul means when he says,...

Holy Cross celebrates its 65th Anniversary

Holy Cross Episcopal Church at 2005 S. Columbia Place, Decatur, is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a series of events, most of them free, open to the public to showcase what has become one of the most multicultural and multinational congregations in South...
Of Fire

Of Fire

  “Fire” is what the eye witnesses said. Before the fire, they looked to Jesus for everything. After the fire, they were partners in telling God’s deeds of power; in accomplishing God’s works of power. They were “of fire.” Fire makes all the difference. Not...