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Starting Over Again

I am back again — I’m like the swine flu.  I appear for awhile, disappear, and then come back with a new …

Back again

I am trying to figure out why my blogging in the last years has become so irregular. Perhaps my work load at …

Tran-ing Empire

Wednesday night, Cody, an associate pastor, called. He lives three blocks from the church and his car was stolen. Given the lousy …

More Spring Tran-ing

The past few weeks have had their characteristic intensity. I gave a paper at the Wesleyan Theological Society which absorbed all my …

City and the Streets

It was an exhausting morning at our distribution at the church. We struggle with our lines some, a combination of cultural differences …

Happy Epiphany!

Today I celebrated Epiphany by grabbing my “Soccer Mom” chair and heading to the church before sunrise. Today was our first Friday …