Harry J. Heintz loves sailing. And reading and writing. And his wife and family. And God. And baseball. And life. He has been writing for years, for sermons, teachings, and observations about life and faith. Friends and family have urged him to start a blog. With their help and encouragement, here goes.
[This message was delivered at Perinton Presbyterian Church on October 2, 2022, World Communion Sunday, based on Luke 17:5-10. It can be watched on the Perinton Presbyterian webpage or YouTube or Facebook.] I am not that much interested in monarchies and kingdoms. Now that I think of it, I have watched every episode of “The … Continue reading Lord, Decrease our Faith!
He should be in the baseball hall of fame. On September 20, I read that Maury Wills died the day before. He was the shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers, starting in 1959 and for much of the 1960s, the spark plug of a team that won three World Series. He should be in the … Continue reading Caddying for Maury Wills
The death of Queen Elizabeth II has been a profound moment of reflection on the nature of her 70-year reign and the manner in which she lived out her royal standing. By most accounts, Elizabeth was an amazing person, accepting her role in life with a heightened sense of duty and loyalty. Like millions, I … Continue reading The Monarchy and the Pastorate
[This message was delivered at Perinton Presbyterian Church on 9/4/22, based on the letter of Paul to Philemon. It was not streamed or taped; hence, no video is available.] They were Presbyterian pastors. Well-educated. Distinguished. Some of their writings were published. Some of those writings are still read in some circles today. James Henry Thornwell … Continue reading On the Basis of Love