Treasures New and Old

Love this post from my boss about some of my favorite Anglicans, especially John Mason Neale, whom I mentioned last year on his feast day. Forgotten heroes and forgotten spiritual practices/treasures go hand in hand.

Trinity Newton Homilies

Sermon for Sunday, July 27, 2014
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

“Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the master of a household who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI’m going to begin today’s sermon with a car.  My first car was a 1977 Chevette that I bought when I was in college for $100 from a music professor at Carleton College.  The best I can say about that car is that the price was right, and that it made me forever grateful for cars that start and get me where I need to go.  The stories I could tell about that car stalling in the middle of nowhere in Minnesota…  To try to better care for that car and restart it when it stalled, I began purchasing tools and also a toolbox that…

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