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.

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If you want to read the most recent sermon manuscript, check the blog immediately below this box. If you want to watch and listen to it online, check out the church web page for links to the live stream and audio files.  www.COGSDunedin.com

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Let's Take a Walk - SERMON

Walking side by side with people who are different from us is an act of waging the peace that Jesus came to bring. Read the sermon here.

Posted by Becky on January 19, 2020 at 2:52pm

I Love You; I Forgive You; Supper's Ready! - SERMON

We can love, forgive and serve each other because God does all those things for us first. The baptismal life is pretty much summed up in those three phrases. Read the sermon here.

Posted by Becky on January 12, 2020 at 5:54pm

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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 . . .

 
 
 

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Jesus came to change things. . . make things different. Right? And, people who are different are . . . abnormal.  Read the sermon here.

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The Bigger Story - SERMON

After receiving warm and very specifically Christmas wishes, and even gifts, from my Jewish and Muslim friends, I am clear that the Spirit of Christmas doesn't belong to Christians alone, but is a gracious gift God gives to the whole world as part of God's bigger story of salvation. Read the sermon here.See More
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Sing Out For Joy! - SERMON

Is that a demand? Will you be punished if you don't sing out for joy? Or is it an invitation, and you get to choose? So . . . how do you think God works with us? Read the sermon here.See More
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