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Advent and the Challenge of Ferguson

The events of the last two weeks have given me a great deal to think about. Two weeks ago, the country was poised in vigil waiting the announcement from the Grand Jury in St. Louis on whether changes would be … Continue reading

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Giving or Giving Up for Lent

It was an enjoyable evening with friends. A half dozen of us gathered in a restaurant for dinner. I hadn’t realized it until we all sat at the table: three of us were members of the clergy while the other … Continue reading

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The Black Eyed Peas: Living a Dream

It was a warm summer night. Eighteen thousand people made their way in 95 degree humid weather for the event. As I moved through the crowd to my seat, I was struck by the diversity of ages, races, and signs … Continue reading

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