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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Because You Say So, I'll Do It - SERMON

Peter grumbled, but trusted Jesus had a reason for telling him to fish in a lake that hadn't given up one fish all night long. Even faith that grumbles is a good step on our spiritual growth. Read the sermon here

Posted by Becky on February 10, 2019 at 6:17pm

Why So Angry? - SERMON

Understanding our own anger may be the biggest step to peace we can take. Read the sermon here.

Posted by Becky on February 3, 2019 at 9:00pm

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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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Because You Say So, I'll Do It - SERMON

Peter grumbled, but trusted Jesus had a reason for telling him to fish in a lake that hadn't given up one fish all night long. Even faith that grumbles is a good step on our spiritual growth. Read the sermon hereSee More
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Why So Angry? - SERMON

Understanding our own anger may be the biggest step to peace we can take. Read the sermon here.See More
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From ME to WE - SERMON

How is a great church like a great marriage? In both, they do what God does: delight in the other. So simple! But what focus it takes! Read the sermon here.If the movie clip in the document doesn't work, watch it here.See More
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God's Special Agents - SERMON

For all its many human failings, the Church was created to be a pretty awesome collection of folks, each one of them a special agent on a mission. What's the mission? To have all Creation crying "GLORY!" (We stodgy Episcopalians actually did that today, at the tops of our longs. It was a blast!) Read the sermon here.See More
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Bet Your Life? - SERMON

What if God is trying to get your attention by giving you signs? Would you notice? If you noticed, would you know what it meant? If you knew what it meant, would you bet your life on it? The Magi did. Their journey is a model for every journey into the unknown of faith. Read the sermon here.See More
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Pause. Notice. Wonder. - SERMON

Most people groan when a red light interrupts our Very Important Business. What if, this Advent, they became a time to let God break into our lives for just a moment? Read the sermon here. See More
Dec 10, 2018
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Sitting in Darkness - SERMON

The First Sunday of Advent is about Hope - Hope that there is hope to be liberated from life's chaos. Today, I tell about my journey from sitting in darkness to finding the great light of hope that comes only from God. Read the sermon here.See More
Dec 3, 2018
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Labor Pains - SERMON

Baptism into the death and life of Jesus is a rebirth. With this birth, we can expect labor pains. Read the sermon here.See More
Nov 19, 2018

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