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April 03, 2018
Easter Snow: A Frozen Hallelujah, Étude
There was candy. There was singing and there were flowers, and kids in bright new...
March 30, 2018
7 Last Words, Redux
Because for the real, the raw, and the unimaginable that this day brings... sometimes art...
April 13, 2017
For 30 Pieces of Silver, and a Piece of Chocolate Cake
And Jesus gathered his disciples, those he loved best. A fresh loaf of bread on...
April 12, 2017
Not Our Own People: What We’re Missing About The (Latest) Sean Spicer Gaffe
For the love, America. Can we not keep it together for A MINUTE? Me and...
April 10, 2017
The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Holy Week Clergy Burnout
There's this story we clergy tell religiously around this time every year. Not the thing...
March 25, 2016
Finished and Forsaken: 7 Last Words in Verse
Our Good Friday service at Saint Andrew this year is all music and poetry--reflections on...
March 23, 2016
Go Prepare a Place: Holy Week and Political Trans-Shaming
If you haven't been following the Kansas politiscape, then you're welcome. It is a mind-melting,...
March 22, 2016
The World is Our Home: Terrorism, Holy Week, and Other Things We’d Like to Forget
If you know anything about personality typing, then I can tell you I'm an ENFP,...
April 03, 2015
Here is Your Son, Here is Your Mother
"Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and...
April 02, 2015
Resurrection Matters: The Holy Unknowing
The insistence on a literal, physical, bodily resurrection is killing the conservative Church. The denial...
March 31, 2015
Holy Week Survival Guide: 10 Life Hacks for Clergy
Lace up the trainers, zip up your robe. Eye of the tiger, baby. It is...
March 26, 2015
From the Crowd to the Cross: Palm Sunday and Religious Liberty
Palm Sunday--the gateway to Holy Week. Which is not only deeply sacred and important and...
March 11, 2015
Unlaced and Undone
There was a “Kindness Assembly” at my daughter’s school today. One kid from each class...
April 18, 2014
In New Skin, Again
Yes, this is what I do when I should be working on sermon notes, or...
April 17, 2014
Broken and Othered
This morning, I went to an interfaith Service of Unity and Hope at the Jewish...
March 26, 2013
A Song and a Prayer: The Holy Week Playlist
Throughout the season of Advent, Christmas music (for better or worse) blares at us everywhere we...
March 31, 2012
A Handful of Change
Recession, re-shmession. I know it's tough out there. I know people have lost jobs and...
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