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The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner

Chapin is a native New Yorker, having grown up over the border from New Canaan in Westchester County. His greatest passions in life are being a husband, father, and pastor.

Chapin is a graduate of Boston University School of Theology, and he holds Doctor of Ministry degree in preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor at the Village Church in Wellesley, Massachusetts and the United Church of Christ in Norwell, Massachusetts.

Chapin has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alban Institute, an adjunct faculty member in homiletics at Boston University School of Theology and General Theological Seminary, and a resident preacher at the Church at Point O’Woods in Fire Island.

Chapin’s books & plays include:

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner
Senior Minister

(203) 966-2651, x101
chapin@godsacre.org

Daily Devotion

Read: 1 Samuel 18:1–8

 And the women sang to one another as they made merry, “Saul has killed his thousands,and David his tens of thousands.” Saul was very angry, for this saying displeased him. He said, “They have ascribed to David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribe thousands; what more can he have but the kingdom?” 1 Samuel 18:7–8

When is being a king not enough? When is having a loyal and successful servant such as David not enough? When are your own impressive accomplishments not enough? Apparently, when you are filled…

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