The Rev. Adam Thomas

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church - Cohasset, MA

The Rev. Adam Thomas is the Assistant to the Rector at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Cohasset, MA. As one of the first members of the Millennial generation to be ordained to the priesthood, Adam brings a new voice to conversations about God, faith, spirituality, and the church.

Adam began writing his blog,, in June of 2008, the week before his ordination to the priesthood. During the time since, he has added music, audio sermons, and video Bible studies to the written posts. He is a monthly contributor to, a member of the Christian Century Blogging Community, and a recent contributor to The Christian Century magazine. Look for his book Digital Disciple, coming out in May 2011 from Abingdon Press.

Adam is a priest and a writer and couldn't be one without the other. He writes to reflect on his call to serve God as a priest, and being a priest gives him stuff to write about. He counts C.S. Lewis, Brian McLaren, and Anne Lamott as some of his mentors in writing and the faith.

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Adam Thomas

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Young Leaders Series III: The Sheepfold

Tuesday May 10, 2011
In part 3 of our Young Leaders of the Church series, the Rev. Adam Thomas explores the image of Jesus as shepherd and as gateway in John 10, and reveals how Jesus calls us to abundant life.

Articles by The Rev. Adam Thomas

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They Call it Heartbreak Hill

Tuesday April 16, 2013
My wife and I thought about going to Copley to watch the marathon, but then we went mountain biking instead. When we heard the news, my heart broke. This is my reflection, a day later.

From Palm Sunday to Easter

Wednesday April 06, 2011
The days between Palm Sunday and Easter are collectively known as Holy Week. In this post, take a written tour of these services, and then consider attending one in a few weeks at a local church.

Attempted Temptation

Monday March 21, 2011
Here's a few thoughts on fasting. Rather than being the thing that made Jesus vulnerable to the devil's temptations, fasting is the very thing that helped Jesus resist it.


Monday December 20, 2010
A reflection on the names for Jesus found in the story of Joseph's dream of the angel.

Four Bags of Saline

Friday December 03, 2010
A trip to the ER rehydrates me and reminds me what Advent is all about.


Monday October 18, 2010
The rescue of the miners from the collapsed Chilean mine was a sermon unto itself. Here is my reflection on the events of the last two and a half months through the lens of last Sunday's Gospel reading from Luke.

Whatever Passes Along the Paths of the Seas (The Oil Spill and Psalm 8)

Thursday May 27, 2010
How could we be so bold, so cocky, so derelict in our duty to God to be stewards of this creation that we pump toxic liquids out of the ground without so much as even a sketch of a plan to deal with the consequences of our own fallibility? With this thought on my mind, I glance at the readings for this upcoming Sunday and the words of Psalm 8 hit me hard upside the head.

Revelation (The Good Parts Version)

Sunday May 09, 2010
A sermon about the Book of Revelation by an Episcopal priest. To borrow Vizzini and Inigo's conversation in The Princess Bride: "Apocalypse. You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."

The County Fair

Tuesday April 20, 2010
Fried dough, American Gothic, and theological pugilism. Must be an evening at the county fair.

Video by The Rev. Adam Thomas

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The Rev. Adam Thomas - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Friday May 27, 2011
The Rev. Adam Thomas, as part of our Young Leaders of the Church Series, sits down with Day1 Host Peter Wallace to discuss the changing world the Church, and the church, faces with emerging technology, his new book Digital Disciple: Real Christianity In A Virtual World, and how he came to find ordination and his path to Christ. Join us for an intriguing conversation on modern technology and christianity.