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The Saints Who Walk Among Us

In biblical Greek the word that is most commonly translated as “saint” is hagios.  Note that the word hagios is actually an adjective, not a noun.  It is a word that describes.  Its best translation is “sacred” or “holy.” In the Bible it is often used to describe God’s word … as St. Paul does,…

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We Are the Stuff of Stars

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL – WEEK of all Saints Sunday The iron in our blood, the calcium in our bones and the oxygen we breathe are the physical remains – ashes, if you will – of stars that lived and died long ago.                        ~~Ray Jayawardhama Or…

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All Saints’ Sunday Worship Preview

 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.  “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.  “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. All Saints celebrates the baptized people of God,…