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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January 15. This is the last in the sermon series on the Baptismal Covenant before the bishop comes next week to Confirm, Receive and Renew Vows. It's a wonderful but very "churchy" day, so what better time to talk about the church? Why DO we gather as the church, anyway? Find the sermon here.

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The Covenant Life: Renew - SERMON

Can you worship God without going to church. Yes. Should you? Heh. Listen to the sermon here, or read The Covenant Life: Renew, before you answer the question.

Posted by Becky on January 15, 2017 at 7:00pm

The Covenant Life: Remember

"Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself?" If every Christian on the planet took this to heart, the world would be a different place by this time next week. Listen to the sermon here.

I'll try to get the manuscript up soon.

Posted by Becky on January 8, 2017 at 4:30pm

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 . . .

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A Christmas Prayer - SERMON

What difference does being baptized make for living out everyday life? Surprise! It does not mean rolling along assured YOU have YOUR ticket to the HEAVEN EXPRESS. It means being the answer to prayers God hears from the last, the least, the lost and the lonely. So, we prayed A Christmas Prayer (below) for strength and courage to live our lives as the baptized disciples of Jesus. Listen to the sermon …See More
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The Covenant Life: Reconnect - SERMON

The third in our series on the Baptismal Covenant, focusing connecting our lives to God's striving for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being. Book of Common Prayer p. 305; you can find it online here). The manuscript of the sermon is …See More
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The Covenant Life - Redeem SERMON by Cindy Roehl

Christ doesn't just redeem us - or liberate us - FROM captivity; he redeems and liberates us FOR the Reign of God. We are liberated to live the Kingdom life and values right now. Listen to Deacon Cindy's sermon here, or read it …See More
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