Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, Part Two

This is part two of an eight-part series of posts based on a selection of readings from the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. There was once a woman who, due to advanced age and some pretty significant health issues, ended up becoming homebound. The pastor of her congregation would come to visit her regularly.…

Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, Part One

The schedule of readings that our church follows calls for eight consecutive Sundays of readings from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians this summer. This is part one of a series of posts based on these eight readings from Ephesians. First, a little bit about the letter. It is one of four letters that Paul wrote…

St Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

August 10 is the day the church honors St. Lawrence, a saint who lived from 225 to 258 AD. I am interested in this little-known saint for a number of reasons. He was originally from Spain, where some of my family lives, he has a fascinating story related to his martyrdom, and both┬ámy son-in-law and…