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The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul is a diverse, urban, Anglican community being formed in the beauty of the Gospel to worship God and love Charleston.
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Waiting Well | The Rev. Erin Clifford
This week we are blessed to have the Rev. Erin Clifford as a guest teacher. Psalm 25 speaks of lifting up our hearts as they are to the Lord. As we come to the one year anniversary of the beginning of the Covid pandemic, we begin the season of Lent with a meditation on waiting on the Lord. 
February 21, 2021
Where is God?
This morning, Canon Patrick talk about the experience of feeling far from God that the Psalmist expresses in Psalms 42 and 43. How do we invite God into our disappointments, griefs, and discomforts?
February 14, 2021
Eyes to See | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
In 1 Corinthians 9:16-23, Paul talks about becoming all things to all people. This week, Peet shares how we can share the hope of Christ as ambassadors of the gift of the Gospel. When we make certain groups or types of people into an "other," we make ourselves great and miss the blessings of the Gospel. Instead, Jesus calls us to shed self-interest for the sake of all people.
February 7, 2021
All Things in Common | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This Sunday, Dean Peet casts a vision for the upcoming year for our Cathedral Church. Acts 2:42-47 teaches that the early church had all things in common. How is God leading us to lean into our Common Life, come together in our Common Prayer, grow in Common Grace, and seek our community's Common Good?
January 31, 2021
More Than Enough | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This Sunday, Canon Patrick teaches from Matthew 6:19-34 and poses the question, "When will we have enough?" In a culture so centered on hoarding and maintaining wealth, how do we reflect the generosity of our Father and care for one another with our treasures?
January 24, 2021
The Caller and the Called | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet unpacks the calling of Samuel and Nathaniel 1 Samuel 3:1-20 and John 1:43-51. How does God's call to us make each of us a steward? God is calling us; may we be His servants who are listening. 
January 17, 2021
Behold and Become | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
On this first Sunday after Epiphany, Canon Patrick teaches from Isaiah 42:1-9 about the effects of the Kingship of Jesus. We become like the thing that we choose to worship. We seek leaders that look like the idols that we behold. Instead of seeking power and leaders who grasp for it, how can we as the Body of Christ seek to become like the suffering servant Christ?
January 10, 2021
All Shall Be Well | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Happy New Year! This week, Dean Peet teaches from Jeremiah 31:7-14 and shares about the hope found in Christ. Despite a discouraging and exhausting year, all will be made well through Christ. 
January 3, 2021
The Fullness of Time | Mr. Hunter Myers
This week, Hunter Myers teaches from Galatians 3:23-4:7 on God's great plan of redemption. How is God's goodness displayed in His waiting? In the fullness of time, God sent His Son to be the fulfillment of His promise to his people.
December 27, 2020
Love Incarnate | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Love needs an incarnation. This Christmas Eve, Peet shares about how the love of Gos transforms itself to meet us where we are. We celebrate that Emmanuel, God With Us, has come to show His love by being born as one of us. 
December 24, 2020
Keeper of Promises | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This Sunday, on the fourth Sunday of Advent, Canon Patrick teaches from 2 Samuel 7:1-17, God's promise to David that He would build for him a house. Patrick reminds us that the faithfulness and steadfast love of God carries the people of Israel to the fulfillment of His promises to them. As we look at the hope of the birth of Christ, we can rest in the fact that God will uphold His promises to us.
December 20, 2020
Pride & Joy | Mr. Hunter Myers
This week, Hunter Myers reminds us of the joy that is found in the story of the coming of Christ. The story of the birth of Christ is not about us, but it is for us.
December 13, 2020
He Will Tend His Sheep | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, we celebrate the second week of Advent. Dean Peet teaches from Isaiah 40:1-11 and encourages us to remember and believe that God is both great and mighty and full of goodness. As we look to the coming of our Emmanuel, we rest in the promise of both Christ coming near and bringing a kingdom.
December 6, 2020
Waiting Well | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This week Canon Patrick teaches from Isaiah 64:1-9 and reminds us that we are not those who wait in vain, but those who wait for the certain return of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this season of Advent marked by a difficult year of uncertainty, how can we wait well?
November 29, 2020
Shepherd After the Shepherd | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week Dean Peet shares with us a picture of the Good Shepherd and encourages us that our love and service is inspired and empowered by Jesus' love and care. Follow Him, for He has shown us the way.
November 22, 2020
Living with Patient Hope | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet teaches from 1 Thessalonians and encourages us that while many things on earth shift, our hope is laid up for us in heaven, where Jesus is seated and reigning.
November 8, 2020
All Saints in a Partisan Age | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet teaches from Revelation 7:9-17, and shares a vision of the people of God. How does a picture of God's future Kingdom encourage and direct us today?
November 1, 2020
The Brilliance of Jesus | Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
Do we bring Jesus our questions? This week Patrick teaches from Matthew 22: 15-46. Jesus welcomes and answers our questions, and He challenges us to not only view Him as a brilliant teacher but also to call Him Lord. Jesus desires to answer not only our questions but to fulfill our greatest need.
October 25, 2020
Retelling Our Story | Mr. Hunter Myers
What stories do we return to again and again? What stories stir our souls? This week Hunter Myers encourages us that the Christian life is a return to the Gospel of grace as we retell our stories to one another.
October 18, 2020
People of Peace | Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This week, Canon Patrick teaches from Philippians 4:1-9. Peace is hard to nail down, unless its source is constant. The great hope we have as believers in Christ is that He has brought an everlasting Kingdom of peace with his death and resurrection. How can we live into this peace in such uncertain times? How can we model relational and circumstantial peace in a year that feels like a continual storm? Canon Patrick invites us to practice peace through knowing the Prince of Peace.
October 11, 2020
The Treasure of a Better Country | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
In Philippians 3:4-14, Paul talks about the treasures of Christ's Kingdom. This week Dean Peet talks about the encouragement available to us in our secure citizenship in the Kingdom of God.
October 4, 2020
A Changed Mind | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet preaches from Philippians 2:1-13. Peet challenges us that the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand even in our own hearts and minds. Change can always happen in the Kingdom of God, and our Savior has made a way to righteousness that is always available to His children.
September 27, 2020
The Generous Master | Rev. Canon Schlabs
In Matthew 20:1-16, Jesus tells the parable of the generous master. This week Canon Patrick paints a picture of the generosity of our Father. As laborers for the Kingdom, we can trust our Master to deal with our failings with generosity as we labor together. All of us who were last are made first in the Gospel because of the work of Jesus Christ. How can we respond generously in return?
September 20, 2020
Fall Kickoff Sunday | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet preaches out of Acts and calls us to ask together, "What does it mean for us to be the heart of God for the heart of Charleston?" Just as the muscle of the heart pumps blood to every part of the body, our scattering circulates the Good News of the Gospel. 
September 13, 2020
What, or Who, is Our Win? | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet discusses Matthew 18:15-20. Matthew 18 is often talked about as the prescription for confronting an offense. How do we orient toward this teaching of Jesus in light of once being lost and now being found by the Good Shepherd? How do we orient toward the divisive social and political climate in light of this posture of humility and loving our neighbor?
September 6, 2020
The Necessary Cross | Canon Patrick Schlabs
Canon Patrick unpacks how the identity of Christ is inseparable from the mission of Christ as seen in the cross. In Matthew 16:21-28, Jesus predicts his own suffering and invites us into his mission. Christ and His cross invites us to turn away from conquest and move toward laying down our lives for others.
August 30, 2020
Built Upon the Solid Rock | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Dean Peet preaches on Matthew 16:1-20 this week. Jesus goes to great lengths to stand with conviction amongst a people who needed to be encouraged that their hope is built on solid ground.
August 23, 2020
The Care of Jesus | Canon Patrick Schlabs
This week, Canon Patrick Schlabs preaches from Matthew 14:13-21.
August 2, 2020
Undivided: Walk Humbly | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Dean Peet gives the third message in the final sermon of the Undivided series on racial reconciliation. The Gospel invites us to examine the fruit that comes from our hearts as we make our way through these divided times and respond to injustice. 
July 26, 2020
Undivided: Love Mercy | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This week, Canon Patrick preaches from Micah 6:1-8 as part of the Undivided series. God sent the prophet Micah to a people who had become unfaithful in the way they treated the poor and oppressed. In response to their broken worship, God's people offer to adjust their worship, but God continually calls for mercy and not sacrifice. Patrick shows us how worship without mercy is incomplete, and mercy without worship is insufficient.
July 19, 2020
The Statue and the Savior | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Do we say “go away” or “come near” to those who are burdened? In Matthew 11:25-30, Jesus calls those who are heavy laden to Himself and invites them to take on His burden. Dean Peet discusses how it is not only American to lift burdens off of those who are downtrodden and oppressed, it is also Christlike. Jesus has a yoke of righteousness in His kingdom that is perfectly fit for our shoulders.
July 5, 2020
No Peace, But a Sword | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This week, Dean Peet preaches on the sword of Christ. The sword of Christ cuts into the status quo to bring the His Kingdom. The way of the cross disrupts our false "peace and quiet" of sinful status quo to bring about His righteousness. How will we step into the new life He has prepared for us?
June 28, 2020
Grace Came For Me | The Rev. Matthew Rivers
This week Cathedral has a guest teacher, the Reverend Matthew Rivers from St. John's Chapel on Charleston's Eastside. Romans 5:12-19 speaks of the redemption of righteousness offered to us in Christ. We hear the story of God's call to Rev. Rivers and his journey of grace in the Gospel. God is a relational God, and Rev. Rivers challenges us to pursue relationship with one another in grace, just as Christ pursues all those who belong to Him.
June 21, 2020
Fuel for Mission | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
Canon Patrick preaches this week out of Matthew 9:35-10:4. This Sunday marks the first Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Anglican calendar. How do the truths of Advent, Lent, Easter, and Pentecost enable us to embody the story of Jesus? Canon Patrick argues that just as a car without fuel is useless, the church without mission is without purpose. How can we cultivate a heart of compassion and conviction as we pursue Christ's mission?
June 14, 2020
1 Peter: Grace to Stand | The Rev. Rob Sturdy
This week, Cathedral hosts the Rev. Rob Sturdy, the chaplain at the Citadel. Rev. Rob teaches from 1 Peter 5:6-14 and invites us to reflect on how God's grace confirms, strengthens and establishes us to stand for the day at hand. Like we see in the life of the Apostle Peter, past failure, doubt, or discouragement will not keep us from the grace offered to us in Christ Jesus. 
June 7, 2020
1 Peter: The End of Suffering | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
This Pentecost Sunday, Dean Peet teaches from 1 Peter 4:12-19. How does the Holy Spirit enable us to endure suffering? Though suffering is certain, the of Spirit of God is with us every step of the way.
May 31, 2020
1 Peter: People of Another World | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
This week, Canon Patrick teaches from 1 Peter 4:1-11. The Apostle Peter encourages followers of Jesus to live as though they belong to another world. Canon Patrick invites us to explore how we orient to the world around us in light of our other-worldly citizenship.
May 24, 2020
1 Peter: Christ’s Vindication | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Where do you look for vindication? Dean Peet teaches this week out of 1 Peter 3:1-22. Vanquishing those who oppress and do evil is not ultimately the Christian's job to perform. As witnesses of Christ, Christians can zealously fight for what is good, knowing that the final victory over evil, suffering, and death will belong to the Lord.
May 17, 2020
1 Peter: Since-Then | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
1 Peter 2:13-25 speaks of the newness of life given in Christ Jesus and how that changes everything. Since we have died with Christ, how does that transform how we live as we rise with Christ? How does it change how we relate to those in authority? This week Dean Peet encourages us that the causality of the gospel preserves us as we face the fallenness of this world.
May 10, 2020
1 Peter: Built to Last | Mr. Hunter Myers
What are you doing today? This week, Hunter Myers teaches from 1 Peter 2:1-10. Because we are chosen and precious to God, we are invited to become a people built to last in any circumstance. Hunter encourages us that our very identity is an invitation to become who we were called to be in Christ. What you are doing today is an invitation to participate in the eternal Kingdom of God. 
May 3, 2020
Missed Calls: Moses | Mr. Tom Hample
Wherever you are this Sunday, listen & learn from our friend Tom Hample about the call of Moses. Moses carried years of guilt, shame, and failure before receiving a unique call from God. But when Moses tried to get out of his calling, God spoke an enduring promise into Moses's life that is also available to all in Christ today, "I will be with you." 
March 15, 2020
Missed Calls: Abraham | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
Who do you trust? For many of us, the list of people & institutions we trust is shrinking rapidly. So, what does it mean to trust who God calls you to be & where He calls you? In this second 'Missed Calls' sermon series, Canon Patrick Schlabs preaches from Genesis 12:1-9 on the missed calls of Abraham to trust not only God's character but His timing. 
March 8, 2020
Called to Work Part II: Your Work is (unavoidably) Hard | Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
Last week we learned how work can be a (very) good thing, but we know sometimes work can become idolatrous. Listen to this weeks Formation class taught by the Rev. Patrick Schlabs and learn how work can become effected by sin, and what we can do about it.
March 8, 2020
Missed Calls: Adam & Eve | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
In the beginning, God called everything into existence. Then God called Adam & Eve to partake in creation and cultivation. But, soon Adam & Eve listened to a different call: the call of selfish consumption, what the Bible calls sin. In this first 'Missed Calls' sermon series, Dean Peet Dickinson preaches from Genesis 2:4-9, 15-25 on the missed call of Adam & Eve. Listen & learn how this missed call is answered fully and finally by Jesus. 
March 1, 2020
Called to Work Part I: Your Work is (Very) Good | Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
How can we use our 9-5 jobs to show the world God's goodness? This is the question that the Rev. Patrick Schlabs tries to answer in this new formation series titled Called to Work. Listen and learn how you can bring God's goodness to those around you in your day to day job.
March 1, 2020
Lent Begins in Ashes | The Rt. Rev. Terrell Glenn
What does the ashen cross painted on your forehead mean? Is it a sign of your own piety, or is it an act of public repentance & contrition? This Ash Wednesday, our friend Bishop Terrell Glenn from St. Andrew's City Church shares the heart behind Ash Wednesday from Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. Listen & learn how an ashen cross proclaims what Christ has done for us on the Cross. 
February 26, 2020
Public Theology | Sphere Sovereignty & Middle Spaces | Brannon McAllister
Integrating faith & work is a key part of maturing in your faith. What does it look like for you to work wisely in your sphere? This February at Public Theology, entrepreneur Brannon McAllister shares a theology & strategy for engaging the "middle spaces" between spheres. Listen & learn how to live more fully into your daily calling! 
February 24, 2020
Called to Listen | Hunter Myers
We all long for mountain-top experiences, to see life and beauty at it's height. But one time, three disciples witnessed Jesus luminously transfigured on a mountain, and these disciples still fell into sin. Our sin runs deep enough that even the deepest perception of Beauty isn't enough to transform us. So, what hope is there for followers of Christ through every mountain & every valley? This Sunday, Hunter Myers preaches from Matthew 17:1-9 on the Transfiguration of Jesus and the good news for all: our King is merciful, and we are called to listen to him more than we fear our sin.
February 23, 2020
Anxiety in the Age of Technology | Rachel Hajek & Hunter Myers
How can Christians use technology as a tool to be formed in the beauty of the Gospel rather than being deformed in fear & anxiety? Join this special Christian Formation session as we discuss the formative (and deformative) power of technology. [As a disclaimer, neither Rachel Hajek nor Hunter Myers are trained counselors/psychologists. This conversation will not discuss Generalized Anxiety Disorder, but rather the broader sense of the word 'anxiety' as unhealthy fears. For those dealing with diagnosed Anxiety, we recommend trained & licensed counselors and pastoral care from clergy.] 
February 23, 2020
Around the Fire | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
A campfire changes things, as if it transforms weary travelers with the words, "Everything is better now."  Many gathered around Jesus expecting Him to tell them to do better or not to worry so much. Instead, Jesus invites them into a third way, gathered around Him in His life, His death, His resurrection, and His Kingdom. This Baptism Sunday, Dean Peet Dickinson preaches on Matthew 5:21-37 on some hard teachings of Jesus that ultimately invite us to gather around Him. 
February 16, 2020
Called to Create Part IV: Q&A Panel
Now that we have learned about how God uses creativity in the world, how are creative people from our church using art to point to the goodness of God? In this week's Formation class, we hear from Anna Brock - pianist, Beth Webb Hart - writer, Edward Hart - composer, and David Stanfield - animator. Listen to how these artists use their creative mediums to show the world God's goodness.
February 16, 2020
Andy Crouch | Listen & Speak | Session III
Andy Crouch shares his final session at the 2017 Listen & Speak event. Enjoy this gem from our Cathedral archives!
February 12, 2020
Andy Crouch | Listen & Speak | Session II
Andy Crouch shares his second session at the 2017 Listen & Speak event. Enjoy this gem from our Cathedral archives!
February 12, 2020
Andy Crouch | Listen & Speak | Session I
Andy Crouch shares his opening session at the 2017 Listen & Speak event. Enjoy this gem from our Cathedral archives!
February 12, 2020
Scott Sauls | Listen & Speak | Session II
Pastor Scott Sauls shares at the 2016 Listen & Speak event. Enjoy this gem from our Cathedral archives!
February 12, 2020
Scott Sauls | Listen & Speak | Session I
Pastor Scott Sauls shares at the 2016 Listen & Speak event. Enjoy this gem from our Cathedral archives!
February 12, 2020
Distinct Within | The Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs
Most of the time, we don't like tensions. We avoid certain relationships to avoid awkward tensions, and if we're not careful, we can ignore important realities to remain at ease. For the follower of Jesus, the consistent tension is to remain distinct within the world. Jesus put it to like as salt & light without abandoning the foundation of Scripture. This week, the Rev. Canon Patrick Schlabs preaches from Matthew 5:13-20 on the call to be a distinct people within the world, avoiding the errors that fall on either side of this tension. 
February 9, 2020
The Lord's Charge | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Every year carries new challenges & opportunities. However, the call to worship, discipleship, and mission doesn't change for followers of Jesus. This Sunday, Dean Peet Dickinson preaches from Micah 6:1-8. Listen & learn what the call for worship, discipleship, and mission looks like for our community. 
February 2, 2020
Repenting, Following, and Fishing | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
It takes courage to be persistent. When Jesus called to a couple persistent fishers, they couldn't imagine where their call to be "fishers of men" would take them. This week, Dean Peet Dickinson preaches from Matthew 4:12-22 about the calling of the first disciples and, ultimately, the calling of all who follow Jesus to be Gospel-driven, creative, committed, loving fishers of people. 
January 26, 2020
Called to Create Part I: The Foundations of Creativity | Stephen Roach
As Christians, how are we meant to glorify God with our creativity? In this first Called to Create formation class, Stephen Roach answers that question and more. Listen and learn how we can start using your creativeness to glorify God, the one who gave us the desire to create.
January 26, 2020
Called to be Saints | The Rev. Patrick Schlabs
Who are we, really? It seems like a chasm exists between our ideal selves and who we really are, between perception and reality. This isn't a new problem either! When our friend St. Paul addressed a church in Corinth overrun with issues, he still called them "saints," those set apart for a holy purpose.  What can followers of Jesus make of our dual situation as broken, sinful people and our calling to be saints? This Baptism Sunday, Rev. Patrick Schlabs shares the good news from 1 Corinthians 1:1-9: your calling is rooted in God's faithfulness and not your effort to be better.
January 19, 2020
Called, Equipped, Beloved | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
How would you treat your time, talent, and treasure if you knew that you were called, equipped, and loved by God? As Dean Peet teaches from Matthew 3:13-17 on the baptism of Jesus, we discover how "all-in" God works through those He calls, equips, and loves. Listen & learn how the Epiphany at Jesus's baptism affects the way we can go "all-in" with our time, talents, and treasure. 
January 12, 2020
Delight | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Your 2020 new year resolutions may be anything from a lengthy checklist down to a single word, a theme to carry and pursue throughout the year. This first Sunday of the new year, Dean Peet Dickinson exhorts us to make delight the theme of 2020. The good news is delight isn't something you can manufacture! Delight begins with good gifts and ascends to the God who gives them, and what's more, the reality that in Christ God delights in us. Listen & learn from this sermon from Psalm 84. 
January 5, 2020
An Incarnation Interpretation | Hunter Myers
What is your response to Christmas? Whether you left the Christmas season tired or rested, empty or filled, connected or lonely, the coming of Jesus is good news for you to respond to. Even one of the most theologically rich passages of the Bible, John 1:1-18, invites us to view everything, God, history, and our own humanity in light of the incarnate Jesus. This Sunday, Hunter Myers teaches from the prologue of the Gospel of John. What we receive in Christ Jesus isn't just new information, but life-giving transformation through the mystery of His life, death, and resurrection. 
December 29, 2019
The Great Surprise | Christmas Day | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
What makes a gift memorable? Believe it or not, how a gift is given makes it memorable! This Christmas day, Rev. Patrick Schlabs preaches from Titus 3:1-8 about how Christ was given to us so generously when we were so undeserving. Listen & learn the joy Christmas: Jesus, our incarnate King. 
December 25, 2019
Christ Was Born | Christmas Eve | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Every Sunday, we proclaim the mystery of faith: Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again. On this Christmas Eve, Dean Peet Dickinson encouraged us to also remember the first part of the mystery of faith: Christ was born.
December 25, 2019
Not What I Had Planned | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
What do you do when your plans go awry? Today, Dean Peet preaches from Matthew 1:18-25 about two people whose life-plan got turned upside down: Mary & Joseph. Listen & learn the hope of a Savior who not only disrupts our plans, but also upholds us, guides us, and invites us into a better path than we ever asked or imagined. 
December 22, 2019
The Destination and the Way | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
Answering the questions, "Where are we going?" and, "How will we get there?" will invariably affect your present focus. Rather than being a people who have 'arrived', Christians are a people in transit, on a journey. In today's sermon, Rev. Patrick Schlabs unpacks the hope presented to a nation of exiles in Isaiah 35. Discover the enduring Advent hope for all in Christ: the destination and the way have been secured by Jesus. 
December 15, 2019
2019 Prayer Book Part III: The Psalms & Revised Psalter | Dr. John Crutchfield
In the Anglican tradition, the Psalms are the only book of the Bible supposed to be read from every day. This week, listeners can learn from someone on the 2019 Book of Common Prayer task force discuss the Psalms & new Revised Coverdale Psalter! Dr. John Crutchfield will refresh your view of the Psalms and invite you into the process behind translating such an important book. 
December 15, 2019
Three Gifts on the List | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Every year, Black Friday & Cyber Monday contend for your purchases. But this Advent, Dean Peet Dickinson commends three gifts given through Christ for all who believe in the strength of the Gospel: hope, joy, and peace. Whether your are feeling weak or strong this season, listen & learn to this beautiful gift we find in Romans 15:1-13. 
December 8, 2019
2019 Prayer Book Part II: The Eucharist | Seth Whitaker
We take communion every week but what is the deeper meaning behind it? This week Seth Whitaker teaches us how how much more there is to communion other than just the bread and wine. Discover how the Book of Common Prayer can show us the tradition and deeper meaning in the eucharist.
December 8, 2019
We Have Not Arrived | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
How do you know when you've arrived? After you finish school? Get married? Land the dream job? In fact, the Gospel assumes we have not arrived, and this is good news! This week, Dean Peet teaches from Isaiah 2 and reminds us of the good news of Advent: expecting Christ's arrival. 
December 1, 2019
2019 Prayer Book Part I: The Daily Office | Hunter Myers
What is your rhythm of daily discipleship? For centuries, the Anglican tradition has offered an incredible rhythm called the Daily Office. The Daily Office follows a lectionary & liturgy, immersing us in the reading of Scripture & prayers. But for most of us, the Book of Common Prayer is a daunting resource to navigate! In this first Formation series on the 2019 Book of Common Prayer, Hunter Myers situates the 2019 Prayer Book and invites you into "the best rhythm for Anglican discipleship." Download a digital Prayer Book here or explore the Daily Prayer app here. 
December 1, 2019
The Powerful, Present God | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
What do you do when you feel powerless? For most of us, our gut responses are fear and panic. Preaching from Psalm 46, Rev. Patrick Schlabs exhorts the source of hope for any chaos or crisis: the powerful, present God. 
November 24, 2019
Biblical Justice Part VI: Panel Q&A | Rev. Patrick Schlabs, Matt Lambert, the Very Rev. Peet Dickinson, and Hunter Myers
In this final week of Biblical Justice, we hosted a Q&A with Rev. Patrick Schlabs, Matt Lambert, the Very Rev. Peet Dickinson, and hosted by Hunter Myers. Listen to our panel discuss practical questions from parishioners. 
November 24, 2019
Public Theology | Suffering is a Teacher | Rev. Erin Clifford
Rev. Erin Clifford visited East Africa as a researcher, interviewing local Christian leaders to document their experience of suffering for Christ. She discovered Gospel-driven leaders practicing generosity, viewing suffering as their teacher and not just an enemy. Listen and discover how suffering can draw Christians outwards towards the needs of others, rather than inward towards isolation and despair. 
November 18, 2019
Sing a New Song | Rev. Erin Clifford
In a world obsessed with so much new, new jobs, new tech, new relationships, how often are you open to something genuinely new from God? This week, Rev. Erin Clifford teaches from Psalm 98. 
November 17, 2019
Biblical Justice Part V: Justice in politics and the purple robe | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
In an election year, political discourse ramps up! How can the Bible help Christians think, act, and engage wisely in politics? In this Sunday's formation, Dean Peet Dickinson covers Biblical justice in politics. Listen and discover how Christians can navigate the contentious world of politics. 
November 17, 2019
Preaching from the Pews | The Rt. Rev. Mark Lawrence
The faults and failures of a leader may be obvious, but we often overlook the cares and burdens our leaders carry. What care do we owe to those who lead? How do we support them? This week, Bishop Mark Lawrence preaches openly from his own life about the beauty in three words from the Apostle Paul, "Pray for us." 
November 10, 2019
Biblical Justice Part IV: Biblical Justice for Today's Issues | Patrick Schlabs
Having learned all about biblical justice, how do Christians apply it to real-world issues? In this week's Fall Formation Series, Rev. Patrick Schlabs offers guidance for Christians to seek justice for today's issues. Listen and learn how to apply biblical justice to problems we face today.
November 10, 2019
Biblical Justice Part III: Decalogue Justice | Matt Lambert
We've all heard the ten commandments, but how do they actually affect our lives from day to day? In this week's Fall Formation, Matt Lambert teaches us the role the ten commandments play in our lives. Discover how God uses the ten commandments to impart justice to the world.
November 3, 2019
Biblical Justice Part II: Perfect Justice | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
We may understand the importance of justice, but where do we get an example of justice and the power to live it out? This week Rev. Patrick Schlabs covers examples of justice throughout the Bible. Listen and learn how to apply Biblical justice in your daily life. 
October 27, 2019
Gospel Allegiance | The Rev. Shay Gregorie
When you think of the word 'faith', what comes to your mind? Perhaps you think of trust, hope, or even a parachute! However, we rarely think of faith as an allegiance. This week, Rev. Shay Gregorie teaches from Luke about what allegiance to King Jesus looks like & why it matters. 
October 27, 2019
Public Theology | Economic Justice in the Kingdom | Dr. Michael Rhodes
Does the Christian vision for economic justice start & end with soup kitchens? Or, does the Bible offer a truly compelling vision for justice in light of Christ? At this October 2019 Public Theology, Dr. Michael Rhodes teaches on the Old Testament law of Jubilee and what it looks like for the local church to disciple towards & practice a surprising Kingdom economic model: the potluck. This episode was recorded in the courtyard of Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer in downtown Charleston, SC.
October 21, 2019
Biblical Justice Part I: Becoming the Just & Righteous Family of God | Michael J. Rhodes
Justice is something we've heard a lot about in our culture lately, but what does it mean for Christains? This week Michael Rhodes explores justice and righteousness. Listen and learn about how God uses justice and righteousness as the foundation for his plan.
October 20, 2019
Something to be Persistent About | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Being comforted means the world, but being comfortable amounts to little. So, why do we prefer comfortable choices? In Luke 18, Jesus tells a story of a widow who made an uncomfortable choice: to persistently plea her case. This week, Dean Peet Dickinson explores this parable and challenges us to make persistent, uncomfortable choices for the sake of the Kingdom. 
October 20, 2019
Recognition, Remembrance, and Thanksgiving | The Rev. Dr. Kendall Harmon
How often does, "Thank you!" slip out of your mouth? Expressing thankfulness is, in some ways, an odd task. When Jesus healed 10 lepers and only one returned thankful to Jesus, what made that man unique? Was it his disposition of thankfulness or a recognition of who Jesus is that changed his relationship with God forever? This week, The Rev. Dr. Kendall Harmon teaches from Luke 17:11-19. 
October 13, 2019
Do Not Fret | The Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba
Sometimes a problem can seem so big that you can't hide how worried you are. That's what it means to fret; it's when your anxiety is evident in your actions. So, what hope do we have when we face problems, big & small alike? This week, the Archbishop-Elect of Uganda the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba admonishes you no to fret about the bigness of your problem, but to focus on the bigness of God. Listen along as he explores Psalm 37. 
October 6, 2019
Wisdom Literature Part IV: Job | The Rev. Peet Dickinson
You may live a good life according the the Bible, but bad things may still happen to you. This may cause you to ask yourself, "Does God hate me? Did I do something wrong? Is God really just after all?" This week the Rev. Peet Dickinson explores the book of Job. Learn about how the Bible answers the perennial question, "Why do I suffer?"
October 6, 2019
Overlooking the Kingdom | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
How do you use your resources? Your financial advisor may tell you, "Use it to make MORE money!" But what if there is a different 'more' that Jesus calls His followers to seek? What might you be overlooking that is right in front of you? This week, Rev. Patrick Schlabs exposits from Luke 15:1-10. 
September 29, 2019
Wisdom Literature Part III: Ecclesiastes | Matt Lambert
Knowing wise principles is one thing; applying them wisely is the real challenge! Did you know that a whole book of the Bible is devoted to how hard it is to actually be wise? This writer named Qoheleth sought wisdom and found earth too crushing and heaven too far for wisdom to truly matter. So, why is wisdom so hard to apply and what hope do you have to be wise? This week Matt Lambert explores the book of Ecclesiastes. 
September 29, 2019
A Kingdom Perspective on Resources | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
Why do anti-heroes gain our affections? Even Jesus tells the story of a flawed anti-hero in Luke 16:1-13. But, what if there's more going on in the parable than a mischievous manager? This week, Rev. Patrick Schlabs explores this complicated parable & challenges us to ask, "How am I using my resources?" 
September 22, 2019
Wisdom Literature Part II: Wisdom & The Good Life | Matt Lambert
You may have found a few "life hacks" along the way. But, what is real wisdom? Is it an order? A skill? A desire? A disposition? Or is it ultimately a mystery? The book of Proverbs may simply answer, "Yes!" In this Fall Christian formation series, Matt Lambert explores wisdom & the good life in the book of Proverbs. Listen & discover the Bible's captivating case for wisdom in a broken, confusing world.
September 22, 2019
The Greatest Joy in Heaven | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Many think of Heaven as an endless supply of their favorite activities, foods, and friends. Jesus describes heaven in terms of a celebration, a celebration of when people are found & repent. So, what if the greatest joy in heaven isn't about consumption, but rather celebration of a Savior of brings sinners home? This week, Dean Peet Dickinson explores Luke 15:1-10. 
September 15, 2019
Wisdom Literature Part I: Intro & Overview | Rev. Patrick Schlabs
Right now, you can access more information than any previous generation. Yet, true wisdom is no easier to possess. In this Fall Christian Formation series, Rev. Patrick Schlabs introduces the section in the Bible called Wisdom Literature: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. Listen & discover how Biblical wisdom literature doesn't just give principles, but also points to the person of Jesus. 
September 15, 2019
The Bond of the Family of God | The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson
Christian faith is not simply a series of concepts to understand; it's a full, embodied reality that affects everything, including what it means to be a family. This week, Dean Peet Dickinson explores the book of Philemon to discover the radical bonds that form when we are adopted into the Church, the Family of God. 
September 8, 2019
Made Alive | Mystery & Mission (Rev. Patrick Schlabs)
The best loves are contagious! We can't help sharing what we love with others. But the Gospel can be so big & expansive that you can miss out on its mystery and the mission to share the good news with others. What does it look like for us to embrace the contagious mystery & mission of the Gospel? Continuing in our Made Alive Colossians sermon series, Rev. Patrick Schlabs teaches from Colossians 4. 
September 1, 2019
Made Alive | Together (Mr. Hunter Myers)
Have you ever thought of 'we' as a powerful word? 'We' begins constitutions, creates national boundaries, and defines families. But what is the 'we' of Christian community? Paul describes a beautiful reality for the 'we' of Christian community: we are being made alive together. Continuing in our Made Alive Colossians series, Hunter Myers explores Colossians 3:12-4:1. 
August 25, 2019
Made Alive | A New Self (The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson)
Though most of us drive cars nowadays, we understand why you shouldn't put the cart before the horse. But we can even get something as important as the Gospel backwards, whether you are a Christian or standing on the outside of faith. So, what does it look like to get your being & actions in the order the Gospel teaches? Continuing in our Made Alive Colossians sermon series, Dean Peet explores Colossians 3:1-11. 
August 18, 2019
The Curve | Parenting in a Fast-Paced, High-Tech World (Dr. David Olshine)
Packed schedules and lots of screen time can keep kids from asking important questions, questions about faith, life, and God. At The Curve parents conference, Dr. David Olshine led a session on creating space for kids & youth to ask questions in a fast-paced, high-tech world. You'll love hearing his story & re-discovering the unique opportunities parents have in every phase of a child's life. 
August 17, 2019
Made Alive | Frauds and Freedom (Rev. Patrick Schlabs)
Freedom doesn't really need to be explained; it's something we all want! But in life, fraudulent paths often obscure the path to true freedom in Christ. How can we avoid the frauds and find freedom today? Continuing in our Made Alive Colossians sermon series, Fr. Patrick explores Colossians 2:16-23. 
August 11, 2019
Made Alive | The Riches of Christ (The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson)
Talk is cheap, and if we're not careful we use it to fill & justify our lives. What does it look like to instead rest in the richness of Jesus rather than all the talk-talk-talk? Continuing in our Made Alive Colossians sermon series, Dean Peet explores Colossians 2:1-15.
August 4, 2019