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Death and Resurrection: UVA Basketball on Embracing Failure

“If you didn’t believe in resurrection before those last two UVA basketball games, then you must now.” This is how Marilu Thomas started her sermon at Christ Church Charlottesville the Sunday before the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final. And then in the third game, the Hoos rose again. I’m sure you’ve heard by now, but last […]

Writhing and Sur-Thriving: A Tough Season for Believers

Interesting editorial from Ross Douthat of the NY Times, “Tough Season for Believers”, using the season as an opportunity to look at two books, American Grace and To Change the World, which take the pulse of Christianity in America. In the conclusion, he gets at some of our (probably naive but hey, it’s Christmas) hopes […]

A Sermon For Yeardley And For George

As many of you know, The University of Virginia made national headlines this past week with the deeply tragic news of the murder of undergraduate lacrosse player Yeardley Love, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely.  Our friends and soon-to-be colleagues at Christ Episcopal Church in Charlottesville have found themselves at ground zero of this horrific […]