The Spirit of God Moves through Our Imperfections

The Rev. Lisa Fry St. Mark’s, Little Rock Annunciation 2011 Picture this: a teenage girl, minding her own business, is confronted by a winged messenger who greets her unexpectedly. “Greetings, favored one. God is with you.” Now I ask you—what would you do if suddenly one morning you looked up and a rather intimidating looking creature appeared in your living … Read More

Great Expectations

The Rev. Lisa Fry St. Mark’s, Little Rock Nov. 27, 2011 Year B, Advent 1 The church is an odd place. Have you noticed that? Just when the secular world is ramping up for a spectacular end to the year—beginning with Halloween, cruising through Thanksgiving and culminating with Christmas—the Church year has ended. Episcopalians begin each year with Advent. These … Read More