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Sermon: Epiphany 3 RCL B – “Encounter”

Boudreaux lived across the bayou from Clarence, who Boudreaux did not like. There was no bridge or other easy way to cross the bayou so the two would argue by yelling across the bayou. Boudreaux would often yell across the bayou to Clarence, “Clarence, if I had a way to cross dat bayou, I would…

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Sermon: Epiphany 2 RCL B – “Always”

We know the answer to the Psalmist’s question, “Where can I flee from your presence?” Nowhere. Yet we still think that there are places where we can hide. Those dark corners of our heart. The back alleys of our lives where sin abounds. We say, “surely the darkness will hide me.” But it is not so.

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Sermon: St. Antony, Abbot in Egypt

“He was like a physician given by God to Egypt. For who met him grieving and did not go away rejoicing? Who came full of anger and was not turned to kindness? … What monk who had grown slack was not strengthened by coming to him? Who came troubled by doubts and failed to gain…