Rev. Dr. Horace Allen & Ecumenical Innovation

The Massachusetts Council of Churches 2012 Knapp Award: The Rev. Dr. Horace T. Allen, Jr. 4/28/12 A few weeks ago, with the help of the Holy Spirit and a bit of advanced planning, I had finished writing my sermon fairly early on Saturday night. That week, Jesus was flipping tables in the temple and, with significantly less […]

Panel Moderator: Jack Jenkins

In advance of the Massachusetts Council of Churches Annual Meeting on Saturday April 28 at the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church we’re highlighting the amazing folks who will lead us. You can register “Christian Unity in the Digital Age” here: Today, we’re featuring our panel moderator, Jack Jenkins. Jack will interview our amazing panel with the Rev. Keith Anderson, Pastor of the Lutheran […]

“A Mighty Fortress is Our God:” The Sound of Christian Unity

After guest preaching recently, a gentleman came up to me. He was a Georgetown student during Vatican II. On that first Sunday after the liturgical reforms, he walked into his  Roman Catholic parish in Washington D.C. The Priest was facing him. The doors were opened, the organ began to play and the opening hymn was “A Mighty […]