Author Archives: Rev. Dr. John W Yates II

The Character of the Called: Wisdom is Diligent

What makes a person wise? Is it their words, actions, maybe their approach to life? Proverbs makes clear that all wisdom begins with God, but how does it seep into our lives and self-understanding? Part of a larger series, Rev. … more »

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The Spirit Prays for Us

In this season of Pentecost, we reflect on the work of the Holy Spirit in all that we do in our many callings.  God calls, and by the power of the Spirit, we act.  But what happens when we do … more »

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Covenant Seminary Baccalaureate Address, 2008

In the spring of 2008, the Rev. Dr. John W. Yates II of The Falls Church in Falls Church, Virginia delivered the baccalaureate address for Covenant Seminary in which he offered the graduating class his vision for a renewed community of … more »

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