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One of the great mysteries of life in the church is the question of and tension between bounty and scarcity.  It is so much easier to talk in church of things “spiritual” like the Trinity, sin, hope, eternal life.  Angels and incense –chalices not calluses.  The stakes are rather low if lovely…(Read More)

This feast is not one of chocolate and eggs.  Nor is it one of hymns and lilies or forsythia and trumpets.  It is rather a feast of dynamos and awakening.  Jesus strides into our hells to burst them asunder…(Read More)

After the joy of marching with thousands of beautiful fellow citizens in the streets of Seattle, I felt myself being awakened from the deadly illusion of inevitability. I began to let myself hope again. The kids are leading the way out of the Slough of Despond. How can we not follow…(Read More)

The vast majority of the Chaplains come out of a non-sacramental tradition; in direct contrast to the religious affiliation of the troops, which tend to be members of mainstream faiths, the most extensive group being Catholic. I find this lack of sacramental priests for my son and all the other men and women serving…(Read More)

Evangelism doesn’t have to be knocking on the doors of strangers nor does it require opening up a most cherished part of ourselves to potentially hostile (or worse, indifferent) strangers…(Read More)

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