Posts from October 2015

Sex, Death and Money

The podcast entitled Sex, Death and Money inspired the sermon series we will begin on November 1st.  Why are we going to talk about these particular topics?  Because they are tough to talk about and often get overlooked or avoided, especially in church.  Couple that with the knowledge that God has something to say to…

The FDNY’s It Gets Better Video

This week, the FDNY released a really powerful video as a part of the It Gets Better Project. I’m so thankful to have been included in this project. There are so many wonderful, caring members of the FDNY, and it’s a privilege to get to serve as one of their chaplains. For me, this job is a dream come true. But I…

Generosity

One of our neighbors is a very committed 80-something year old Catholic woman. Over the years, she and I have become good friends. We talk a lot about Jesus and the church. She tells me stories of her life in Greenpoint in the 60s and 70s. I keep her updated on all the comings and…