Follow The Kids!

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One month ago. 17 more lives. Gun violence in school at Parkland, Florida. The tipping point. #NeverAgain #MarchForOurLives Kids are activated, engaged, and they will not be denied. Enough is enough! Right now (10:00am EDT, Wednesday, March 14, 2018) as I write this, high school and middle...

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Let It Snow!

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Bring it on! Yesterday I stopped by the grocery store for a few things to be ready to hunker down today (Wednesday, Mar. 7) as the next Nor’Easter blows in. They updated the alerts this morning to say we’re supposed to get up to 15 inches of snow. We’ll see if it’s a...

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Dick's

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If you think we haven’t hit the tipping point for gun violence in America, you’re not paying attention. The movement went into overdrive after the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that killed 17 students and educators, and wounded 14 others. What took us so long? The first...

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Jerusalem

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It’s hard to imagine that one year ago, February 21, I was sitting in a coffee shop drinking an Americano (of course) that cost me 10 Shekels. I was just inside the old city of Jerusalem on the first day of my trip to Palestine/Israel. Needless to say, it was incredible to spend the...

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Ash Wednesday Again

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Lent already?I know, right? What happened? Another year.Boom! Get your ashes here tonight, at 7pm in Webb Chapel. Let’s do a little worship tonight before you take your Valentine out for dinner! You’ll be in and out in less than 45 minutes, I promise. Then you can spend the rest of...

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Ash Wednesday is Early

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Whoa! Ash Wednesday is next week, and we are full-on into Lent. Didn’t we just get the Christmas Tree and the Nativity Set packed away? It’s all coming early this year—Ash Wednesday is in one week, February 14. Easter is April 1. No foolin! It’s early this year, but not...

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40 Days, 40 Words, 40 Prayers

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Lent is coming. To commemorate the time leading up to the Passion of Jesus Christ, aka “Holy Week,” we observe Lent in the spirit of Jesus’ fasting for 40 days in the desert. The story’s in all the canonical Gospels, across the board in Mathew, Mark, Luke, and...

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Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Sunday was the Madison #Beloved Community worship in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was amazing worship in the spirit of Dr. King’s life and times! Several leaders gave reflections on some of Dr. King’s best-known works. I drew “Letter From Birmingham...

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My Jesus

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I don’t remember where I stole this picture. I’ve had it for a long time. Probably somebody else’s Facebook, but I love it. I love, love it because it’s irreverent and it brings life to a childhood that we don’t know that much about. I mean, say what you will about...

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*Dear Jesus

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It's a good thing you were born at night.This world sure seems dark.I have a good eye for silver linings.But they seem dimmer lately.These killings, Lord. These children, Lord.Innocence violated. Raw evil demonstrated.The whole world seems on edge.Trigger-happy.Ticked off.We hear threats of...

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