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Guest Post: The Beatitudes, weed killers, opioids, and nuclear brinkmanship.

If you ask my kids what does dad read, you’re guaranteed to get a big eye roll and a groan as they heave out that “Dad only reads stuff about God, and oh yeah, Jeeesus!” But truth be told I

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Guest Post: Rambo Jesus and Apocalypse Now

                                                     Malachi 4:1-2a, Ps.98, 2 Thessalonians: 3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19 It is rather amazing how many people are taken with end of the world scenarios. Gospel lessons like the one we have today are fodder for best selling novels and movies

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Guest Post: “Peace”

Sermon by Fr. David Gierlach, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu, seen here (right) protesting the views advanced by Rev. Franklin Graham during the latter’s visit to Honolulu earlier this year. Text reproduced here with permission. I welcome being pointed to

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Guest Post: “Becoming Normal.”

Sermon by Fr. David Gierlach, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Reproduced here with permission.                                   1 Kings 19:1-15a, Psalm 42, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8:26-39 Last Sunday brought the tragic news from Orlando, a gunman of Afghan descent murdered 50 people

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Posted in Eastern Catholic Church, Equality and Faith, Human Rights in Malaysia, I BLOG, Politicians and their Lies, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

“Who am I to Judge?” Honolulu Pastors Protest Franklin Graham’s Christianity

The words of Pope Francis, “Who am I to judge?” spoke from a large placard carried by Protestant clergy. Another sign said “All are Abraham’s children.” They offered the face of Christ in response to the bigotry of Rev. Franklin Graham

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Christmas 2015. A Refugee is Born

Christmas Day sermon by Fr. David Gierlach, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Reproduced here with permission. Accepting what happens on Christmas is an uphill battle. After all, it’s quite a leap to believe in a God who becomes a human

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Helping the Houseless, One Family at a Time

In this season of giving, if you are looking for ways to express your gratitude for how well life has treated you, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church on King Street in Honolulu has a few suggestions. Shallow Rent Subsidies If you

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