Alan Neale

Sermon “Divine Majesty’s Loyal Opposition” Sunday December 10, 2017. Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island. The Reverend Alan Neale

This sermon comes from reflection on the texts but also on a poem by Abp. Rowan Williams with which we concluded a four-part study. I felt convinced and convicted that I must allow “a loyal and divine opposition” to challenge me – my attitudes, decisions, lifestyle. Hegelian Dialectic might be old-fashioned but its process is… Continue reading

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Sermon “Mixed Feelings about Mixed Feelings”. Sunday July 9, 2017. Trinity Church, Newport RI. The Reverend Alan Neale

  The experience of “mixed feelings” is, I believe, intricately linked to the whole business of unrealistic or unconsidered expectations. But, frankly, though we “can’t live with them” neither can we “live without them” – at least, this side of eternity. So we urgently need someone to rescue us and provide a temporary pause, albeit… Continue reading