Behind and Before Us

Behind and Before Us

I have spent a lot of time this last year reflecting on the past 6 years, and looking ahead to the next 3 or 4. As we are entering a new year, I thought I would share some of my reflections with you. The Past Six Years Over the last six years I have spoken to over...
Practically Symbolic

Practically Symbolic

On Sunday I was with the people of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Snohomish. Like so many congregations, they are working to support refugees from Afghanistan. On the face of it this support consists of gathering money, food, and other basic needs for a family...
Science and Religion and the Vaccine

Science and Religion and the Vaccine

There was a battle for who owned truth brewing in the the 19th century. On one side, people said that the scientific method was the only possible way to truth. On the other side, people said that religion based in a revelation from God was the only possible way to...