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March 8, 2019 | by Heather Nunnery-Smith

As God’s people we are all called to a life of compassion. And one doesn’t have to look very far in today’s world to see the needs are many and great. But what is compassion, really? Translated from Latin, it means “to suffer with.” Compassion is not the same as sympathy or pity. It’s not […]

July 8, 2018 | by Kirby Smith

One of the great pleasures of attending General Convention is getting to see old friends and make new ones.  When I entered the visitors’ section of the House of Deputies today, I saw an old friend from another diocese.  There was a lull in the action on the floor, so we started chatting, catching up […]

January 7, 2018 | by Kirby Smith

Although I hate to admit it, God was not really a part of my life until rather late. While growing up in Tampa, Florida, I attended church rather infrequently with my parents. My father was in the US Air Force, and while we did not move around very much, most of my friends did. I […]