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Notes on an Overfull Time

What a winter. I’ve not posted here for sooo long. My kitchen is sooo messy. My inbox is soooo full. My heart is soooo full, too. So let me summarize the last 6 weeks of my life out and about … Continue reading

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Bowling Together

I passed this lovely little “free library” while walking from Watertown Toyota to the church today. It made me think of my mom. My mother had a natural gift for connecting people. And she took it for granted that neighbors … Continue reading

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Joy SWAT Team

I had the distinct pleasure of spending this week at our Vacation Garden School with 37 kids who were claiming their role as stewards of the earth. Loved it. My favorite part came after lunch, when I headed out with … Continue reading

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A stage full of hope

All through the month of February, our church served as a collection spot for donations for Syrian refugees. People were invited to bring in clothing, blankets, toys, and other goods for those who had fled violence and oppression at home … Continue reading

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What kind of power are you purchasing?

The Watertown skyline is changing fast, as new condos and mixed-use complexes pop up faster than you can say “Town Diner.” A drive down Arsenal Street features lots of big, half-finished structures where investors and contractors have high hopes for a … Continue reading

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Woven Together

Here are some excerpts from the remarks I offered at Watertown’s Unity Breakfast on MLK Day. Thanks to the organizers, speakers, and especially the young people (such as the students above, who are explaining their amazing murals). It was a … Continue reading

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End the Stigma

Last Sunday I preached a just-OK sermon about our call to serve the least, the lost, and the last. Last night, I heard one of the best sermons I’ve ever heard about what it means to serve the least, the lost and … Continue reading

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