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Delivered at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.
Delivered at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.  Sermon Text:  The Gospel. St. Matthew xi. 2.NOW when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, and said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and...
St. Paul's Anglican Church welcomed the kids of Canterbury Christian School along with the crew from the San Francisco Opera to perform an abbreviated version of the "Elixir of Love" in the Chapel. The 45-minute adaptation of Donizetti's classic work reveals the heart of opera—an engaging story, brilliant music and lots of fun. Our student actors from grades 4–6 perform in...
Steve Macias Teaching University
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, I was invited as a guest lecturer at Oikos University in Oakland, California. The school is affiliated with the Korean Presbyterian Church and offers theology, nursing, music, and Asian medicine degrees. My first few lectures were a verse-by-verse exposition of the fourth and fifth chapters of the Gospel of St. Mark for a group of freshman...
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After day two of leading chapel, I feel that preaching to little people is very different than preaching to adults. First, kids don't lie to you while you preach. It is pretty easy to tell when you've lost them. And they are not impressed by any sort of theological language. A helpful reminder for me that "If you can't explain it...
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On March 24, 2018, at St. James Anglican Church (Kansas City, MO), I was ordained as a transitional deacon by the Right Reverend Leo Michael into the Sacred Order of Deacons of the Diocese of the Holy Trinity and Great Plains in The Holy Catholic Church Anglican Rite (HCC-AR). About HCC-AR We hold to the doctrines of the first seven...
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Delivered at Trinity Anglican Church, Marysville, California.
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Delivered on the Fourth Sunday of Epiphany at Trinity Anglican Church, Marysville, CA on January 28, 2018.
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The Scripture Lessons: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 and Philippians 2:1-13, and Matthew 21:23-32. Lessons read from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Sunday closest to September 28 (Proper 21, Year A). The Sermon: "Generational Shame & the Gospel" delivered on October 1, 2017 at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 1801 Oak Avenue, Davis, CA 95616. Holy Communion is Sundays at 4 pm....
Children Ministry
As a father and a church leader, protecting our children from the devastating consequences of sexual abuse is very important to me. My heart has been broken by the stories of pain and suffering caused by sexual abuse. Yesterday, I sat in on a workshop by our Diocese explaining our spiritual mandate to protect the children in our congregations. You can watch a recording of...
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The Scripture Lessons: Isaiah 55:10-13, Psalm 65, Romans 8:1-11 Read from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday of Pentecost. The Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:1-9,18-23. The Gospel is read “among the people” to symbolize how Christ came into the world to live among us. The Sermon: "The Parable of the Sower and the New Creation" Delivered on July 16, 2017...