As we have worked our way through the beginning of Markâs gospel this Epiphany season, we have seen the explosive growth in Jesusâ ministry. In todayâs gospel his popularity has hit such a peak that the people can no longer gather...
J. Barrington Bates
Now retired, Barrie Bates has served Episcopal and Lutheran congregations in California, New York, and New Jersey over the past 20+ years. He holds a Ph.D. in liturgical studies and serves on the General Board of Examining Chaplains. He looks forward to spending more time on the shores of Lake Michigan, and he welcomes conversation about his sermons.