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Frank S. Logue

The Rev. Canon Frank Logue serves as the Canon to the Ordinary for the Diocese of Georgia, where he is also now the bishop-elect. A member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, Frank previously served as the church planter for King of Peace Episcopal Church in Kingsland, Georgia.

Sermons and Bible Studies

It’s 9:00 Somewhere, Day of Pentecost (C) – June 5, 2022

June 05, 2022

[RCL] Acts 2:1-21 or Genesis 11:1-9; Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Romans 8:14-17 or Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17, (25-27) Words fail. No matter how eloquent the person writing or speaking, words fail to convey human experience. From the emotions of a mother’s first sight of a newborn healthy child to the feeling of being in a small […]

Food That Endures, Proper 13 (B) – 2021

August 01, 2021

RCL: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-13; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35 This sermon, written by the Rt. Rev. Frank S. Logue, originally ran August 5, 2012. A deep spiritual hunger is implanted in every human heart. Different people will seek to fill this need in different ways, but the hunger is not unique. People yearn for […]

Bible Study: Advent 4 (B) – 2020

December 20, 2020

RCL: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Canticle 3 or Canticle 15 or Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 Here Am I “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” With these words, the Angel Gabriel announces God’s call to Mary. Mary is unique in all creation with the young woman from Nazareth being offered a […]

Here Am I, Advent 4 (B) – 2020

December 20, 2020

[RCL] 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 or Canticle 3 or Canticle 15; Romans 16: 25-27; Luke 1: 26-38 “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” With these words, the Angel Gabriel announces God’s call to Mary. Mary is unique in all creation with the young woman from Nazareth being offered a pivotal […]

Render Unto God What Is God’s, Pentecost 20 (A) – October 18, 2020

October 18, 2020

[RCL] Exodus 33:12-23; Psalm 99; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22 “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s.” These words of Jesus have become a sort of proverb, and those who know little of scripture may still have heard “Render unto Caesar.” Yet, digging beneath the surface of this short encounter helps uncover some of […]

The Pandemic and the Holy Trinity, Trinity Sunday (A) – June 7, 2020

June 07, 2020

[RCL]: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8 or Canticle 13 (or Canticle 2); 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20 In this time of pandemic, grasping the essence of the nature of God is urgent and important. How might an abstract-sounding church doctrine matter now? We find in scripture and the teaching of the Church that the nature of […]

Christ Our Passover, Good Friday – 2020

April 10, 2020

[RCL]: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42 From noon on Good Friday through Easter Sunday morning is the Christian Passover. In these three days, Jesus passed over from death into life and opened the way for us to follow. The two stories of the Passover and Jesus’ death are […]

Love Defeats Evil, Christmas 2 – 2020

January 05, 2020

[RCL]: Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 84 or 84:1-8; Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 or Luke 2:41-52 or Matthew 2:1-12 On this Second Sunday after Christmas, Matthew recounts the narrow escape of the Holy Family when King Herod ordered the execution of all the babies in and around Bethlehem, two years old and younger. Joseph is warned […]

Dead Sinners, Revised and Edited, All Saints’ Day (C) – November 3, 2019

November 03, 2019

How do you define a saint? Would you know a real-life saint if you met one? Try this definition: “A saint is a dead sinner, revised and edited.” This comes from the early 20th-century satirist Ambrose Bierce in his 1906 work, The Cynic’s Word Book, where he defined saints as revised and edited sinners presumably […]

An Act of Love, Proper 22 (C) – 2019

October 06, 2019

[RCL]: Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26 or Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10 This sermon, written by the Rev. Canon Frank Logue, originally ran October 1, 2016. “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.” This is according to G.K. Chesterton, who found Christians, including […]

The Cost of True Peace, Proper 15 (C) – 2019

August 18, 2019

[RCL]: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56 “Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth?” Jesus asks and then answers, “No, I tell you, but rather division!” The cost of following Jesus comes into focus as Jesus, the Prince of Peace, says, “From now on five in […]

Beyond Words, Christmas Day (III) – 2018

December 26, 2018

Words fail. Stand at the edge of the Grand Canyon. Feel the wind rising off the canyon walls. See the light dappling in the crevices of the great chasm. Then try to describe this in words. For those who have stood there for themselves, your experience will bring back their own. But tell of feelings […]

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