Remembering Mayor Tom Menino, urban theologian

Remembering Mayor Tom Menino, urban theologian Boston’s Mayor Tom Menino, now of blessed memory, was a religiously complex man. He grappled publicly with his tradition even as he was informed by it. He was a devout Roman Catholic who occasionally argued loudly and publicly with the leadership of his church. As the Washington Post recounted, “A Catholic in […]

Teaching Twitter skeptics, a template

Today was an experiment that seemed to mostly work. I often teach “Intro to Social Media” workshops in Church settings. Today, with the Louisiana Interchurch Council Board, I experimented with teaching people how to tweet using a paper template. I figured that folks from a paper generation would be more comfortable drafting their #FirstTweet by […]

#WeRunTogether: A sermon for Easter

#WeRunTogether: a Sermon for Easter Christ Church, United Methodist: Wellesley, MA Gospel Reading from John 20: 1-18 If this is your first Sunday in this church, you are welcome here. If this is your first Sunday in any church, you are welcome here. If you got dragged here by your mom, or aunt, or grandfather […]