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Sending Hope

Earlier this fall, we had the opportunity to visit the Museum of Lost Childhood. Foster teens in the y.o.u.t.h. training project (an initiative of California Youth Connection)...

That’s some good human sh*t

The neighborhood of Mission Bay in San Francisco is an old dock land that was once the center of ship building on the west cost. Like many...

Giving Thanks

Three months ago we stepped out into the great unknown, with no small amount of trepidation. We followed the Holy Spirit to enter a world to which...

Escaping from Alcatraz

Last weekend I watched the movie “Escape from Alcatraz,” one of those quintessential San Francisco movies that you must watch after you move here. The movie tells...

“Godcidence”

We had the opportunity this week to visit with a wonderful brother in Christ who is also a Deacon at Allen Baptist Church in Oakland, Deacon Michael...

Things I Wish I Didn’t Know

Last weekend I attended Hearts for Justice, a powerful morning of education and conversation put on by Trinity Church in Menlo Park about confronting the important issues...

The Old Map

Growing up in England, one becomes very familiar with the idea of a parish boundary. There was a definite geographic location, or the parish, associated with a...

Finding Holy Ground

For two clergy without a congregation, this past Sunday was amazingly busy. Our first stop was the early service at The Church of the Advent of Christ...

Building a Church Without Walls

A few weeks into this new venture, Chris and I have become familiar with a few frequently asked questions that inevitably follow when we tell someone we...

What’s In A Name?

I have always thought that the name of a church is important to the community. I have found that the name provides both definition to that particular...