Karpos Kalos

Wisdom from above is . . . full of mercy and good fruits

I'm on an adventure with a congregation that has been around for over 125 years. Venerable old vines are producing fresh new fruit.

About Becky Robbins-Penniman

I am an Episcopal priest serving The Church of the Good Shepherd in the quaint seaside town of Dunedin, FL.

Members

 

LATEST ENTRIES

May 20, 2018 - The Holy Spirit is God's gift to us. Let's use it.

Blog Posts

Revive Us Again - SERMON

The systems of the world seem to be encouraging people to get meaner and meaner. You can almost smell the brimstone. The Church has one job: disrupting this hellish system by incarnating the Holy Spirit of love, giving others a glimpse of the Reign of God by the way we live. Read the sermon here, listen to it…

Continue

Posted by Becky on May 20, 2018 at 4:59pm

Love Works - SERMON

"Love isn't something you feel, it's something you do." That bit of pop psychology is actually really good theology. In other words, love works. Love rolls up its sleeves and gets busy, and love is effective, it changes things. Yup. Read or listen to the sermon here; watch the service here; the Gospel reading begins at…

Continue

Posted by Becky on May 6, 2018 at 10:30pm

The Church of the Good Shepherd

WHAT DOES "KARPOS KALOS" MEAN?

"Karpos kalos" literally means, in Greek, "fruit good". The inspiration for using it is James 3:17, which says "But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy." More . . .

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 20
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 20
Becky posted a blog post

Revive Us Again - SERMON

The systems of the world seem to be encouraging people to get meaner and meaner. You can almost smell the brimstone. The Church has one job: disrupting this hellish system by incarnating the Holy Spirit of love, giving others a glimpse of the Reign of God by the way we live. Read the sermon here, listen to it…See More
May 20
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 7
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 7
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 7
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
May 7
Becky posted a blog post

Love Works - SERMON

"Love isn't something you feel, it's something you do." That bit of pop psychology is actually really good theology. In other words, love works. Love rolls up its sleeves and gets busy, and love is effective, it changes things. Yup. Read or listen to the sermon here; watch the service here; the Gospel reading begins at 22:44See More
May 7
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 29
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 29
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 29
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 29
Becky posted a blog post

The Snake's Game - SERMON

Have you ever had your inner Pharisee rise up, that religious Olympian focused on winning, besting all others? I sure have. But . . . why are we even in a competition for God's regard and grace? Read the sermon here, listen to it…See More
Apr 29
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 24
Becky posted a blog post

Celebrate! - SERMON by Deacon Cindy Roehl

When we can find ways to celebrate even the adversity that has marked our lives, we will discover that the Lord is able to use all of our experiences - the mistakes and hardships as well as the gifts and successes - to fit us for the service of the Reign of God.  Read the sermon here, listen to it…See More
Apr 24
Becky shared their blog post on Facebook
Apr 16

© 2018   Created by Becky.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service