Before coming to Holy Communion, Fr. Sandy served as chaplain to the fire department in Roanoke, Virginia . He recently returned to Roanoke to preach at the funeral of one of his former chiefs . This homily was delivered at First Baptist Church of Roanoke on June 9, 2016.
In the Name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.
Playing hearts with Jeff Beckner and his crew was the strangest job interview I’ve ever had.
The Deputy Chief had warned me that respect in the fire...